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WDVA Announces Grant Application Period Open for Nonprofits that Serve Veterans

Applications Due September 30, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.

 

September 10, 2020



Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Mary Kolar has announced that applications are now being accepted for two grants available to Wisconsin organizations that serve Veterans and their families. Applications for both the WDVA Non-Profit Grant and the WDVA Entrepreneurship Grant will be accepted through Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at 4:00 p.m.

WDVA Non-Profit Grant

The WDVA Non-Profit Grant is awarded to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that provide financial assistance or other services to Wisconsin Veterans and their families. The Non-Profit Grant provides up to $25,000 to each recipient, with a maximum of $250,000 awarded annually.

WDVA Entrepreneurship Grant

The WDVA Entrepreneurship Grant is awarded to registered 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(6) nonprofit organizations that provide entrepreneurship training or technical, business, or other assistance to the diverse group of Veteran entrepreneurs in our state to improve employment outcomes. The Entrepreneurship Grant provides up to $100,000 to each recipient, with a maximum of $400,000 awarded during the period of November 2020 through June 30, 2021.

For both grants, WDVA especially encourages organizations that assist underserved Veteran populations to apply. Additionally, WDVA encourages organizations that have a focus on assisting Veterans in underserved geographic areas to apply.

For additional information about the WDVA Non-Profit Grant and the WDVA Entrepreneurship Grant, including evaluation criteria, application materials, and tips for applying, please see the WDVA Entrepreneurship And Non-Profit Grant Programs webpage at https://dva.wi.gov/Pages/Entrepreneurship%20And%20Non-Profit%20Grant%20Programs.aspx. Questions about the grant application process should be directed to WDVA Grants Unit at 1-800-WIS-VETS or email at vetsbenefitsgrants@dva.wisconsin.gov.

About the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs works on behalf of Wisconsin’s veterans community — veterans, their families and their survivors — in recognition of their service and sacrifice to our state and nation. For more information, visit http://www.WisVets.com.

 
 

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