Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) - Fund for Veterans' Assistance (FVA)
11/05/20 5:00 PM CDST
Grants to Texas nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies to enhance the lives of veterans and their families. Program areas include, but are not limited to, transportation, financial support, housing repair and modification, legal services (excluding criminal defense), counseling, peer-support services, life skills and community integration, training and employment, and homeless support services.
This RFA announces funding opportunities for five different grants including General Assistance Grants, Housing for Texas Heroes Grants, Veterans Mental Health Grants, Veteran Treatment Courts Grants, and Veteran County Service Office Grants. Each of the grant programs include service categories that are defined and explained below.
General Assistance Grants:
General Assistance (GA) grants include seven service categories that collectively provide employment support, financial assistance, homeless veteran support, pro bono legal services, referral services, supportive services, and transportation programs and services to veterans, dependents, and surviving spouses who live in Texas.
Housing for Texas Heroes Grant Program:
The Housing for Texas Heroes (H4TXH) Grant Program provides home modifications and home repair for veterans and their families, including:
Veterans Mental Health Program:
The Veterans Mental Health (VMH) Grant Program is comprised of two service categories that collectively provide counseling and treatment to veterans and their families in addressing diagnosed conditions in order to improve their quality of life, relationships, outlook, and successful integration with their communities.
Veterans Treatment Court Program:
The Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) Grant Program supports eligible units of local government in providing services through Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) programs established under Texas Government Code §124.001-.006. Grant funding is intended to support rehabilitation for justice-involved veterans to best prepare them for reintegration with their communities.
Veteran County Service Office Grants:
Veteran County Service Office Grants include all the service categories listed in the General Assistance Grant Program, Housing for Texas Heroes Grant Program, and Veterans Mental Health Grant Program. Veteran County Service Officers are eligible to submit one application for any of the service categories and must serve as the project coordinator for the services if awarded a grant.
For information about the different grant programs, see the RFA:
The Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) established the following priorities to provide guidance to the FVA Advisory Committee in developing funding recommendations and for the Commission in making grant awards. The FVA Advisory Committee shall provide funding recommendations for grant applications that:
GrantWatch ID#: 164527
Applicants can request a specific funding amount from the following options: $5,000, $15,000, $20,000, $30,000, $50,000, $75,000, $100,000, $150,000, $200,000, $250,000, $300,000, or $500,000
Note: Requests of $500,000 are available to Statewide, VMH, and H4TXH Proposed Projects ONLY.
Grants awarded will be for one (1) year beginning on July 1, 2021 and ending on June 30, 2022. The Commission may, in its sole discretion, exercise the option to renew the grant for one (1) additional one (1) year period.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
All questions pertaining to this RFA must be submitted to email@example.com with “2021-22 [Grant Program inserted here] Question” in the subject line of the email. Responses will be posted on the TVC GovGrants portal FAQs tab.
For questions, contact James Bracken, Director:
Texas Veterans Commission
Phone: (512) 463-6564
Fax: (512) 475-2395
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