Grant Application Period Open for NonProfits that Serve Veterans, Families

WDVA - 10/9/2017

MADISON – Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary Dan Zimmerman announced today that the WDVA will begin accepting applications for grants up to $25,000 from registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations that provide financial assistance or other services to Wisconsin veterans and their families. Non-profits interested in applying for this grant opportunity must submit their completed applications by November 30, 2017.
The following criteria will be evaluated as part of the grant application:

•Background and organizational history
•Organizational qualifications and past performances
•Experience working with veterans and their families
•Need for grant funding
•Outreach and screening plan
•Program implementation timeline
•Monitoring and program evaluation
•Program goals and objectives
•Past working relationships with Veterans Service Organizations
•Integration of outreach and employment services.

Application materials for this grant are available online at

Applications and questions about the grant application process should be directed to:

Chad McCafferty


Phone: 608-266-3028 or 1-800-WIS-VETS