Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs Provides Grants for Veteran Services
The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs will give Grants for Veteran Services (GVS) to non-profit organizations that help veterans with a variety of services around the state. Starting on May 16, non-profit organizations registered with the Indiana Secretary of State can start applying for (GVS) Solicitation for FY2023. The organization must be exempt from taxation under Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code. It must be financially able to provide the services proposed in its application and must be able to utilize or obligate the grant funds during the grant year. The organization must also be in compliance with all state and federal laws and be free of tax liabilities.
The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to offer grants ranging from $10,000.00 to $100,000.00 under the program, based on the number of qualifying applicants, their requirements, and funds availability. All applications, procedures, and documentation should follow the Indiana Code, Indiana Administrative Code, and Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs’ policies. Keep in mind that all costs associated with the proposed program shall be included in the organization’s grant proposal budget An organization that has been awarded a grant will not receive any funds until all of the required state entities have signed the grant agreement.
These grants for Veterans’ Services may be utilized for the purpose of providing services to veterans, including the following:
- Programs focused on eliminating homelessness, preventing near-term homelessness, and providing safe and secure living conditions.
- Assisting veterans in moving from public housing assistance programs to:
- homeownership; or
- stable, long-term rental status.
- Assisting veterans in finding and using available federal and state resources.
- Providing therapeutic services. Providing job training and job search assistance.
Grant applications may be submitted via:
Email: Gabrielle J. Owens, General Counsel at [email protected]
Fax: (317) 232-7721
Mail: 777 N. Meridian Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46204