The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) announces grant funding opportunities for California veterans service organizations.
These grant funds are made available by the Federal government and by private foundations and will be awarded to qualifying veterans service organizations that successfully apply.
The grants are intended to support for programs in the areas of education, employment, housing, and health/mental health with an emphasis on activity-duty service members, veterans and their families.
“These funds provide the opportunity for large and small veterans service organizations alike to enhance their service to veterans and their families,” said CalVet Secretary Peter J. Gravett. “I encourage you to apply for any and all grants available to your organization.”
Possible funding opportunities are divided into the following categories for veterans:
- Education funding opportunities;
- Employment funding opportunities;
- Housing funding opportunities;
- Health care/mental health funding opportunities.
For a more complete description of the funds available, funders, eligibility requirements and links to the grant applications, visit www.calvet.ca.gov/Files/Resources/VeteransOrganizationsGrantOpportunities.pdf .