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Veterans' trust fund Grant Program

Grant Opportunities
Please review the entire
2017-18 Veterans' Trust Fund
Grant Application Package here

Notice of Funding Announcement posted 12/11/17
DMVA is announcing the availability of up to $800,000 in competitive grant funding from the Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF).  This amount consists of:

  • Up to $650,000 will be awarded to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations with a mission of serving Pennsylvania veterans or 501(c)(19) veterans’ service organizations in the areas of:  transitional housing or community living initiatives and unique veteran health services that address issues like homelessness, post-traumatic stress and behavioral health needs.   The maximum grant request in this category is $50,000.

  • Up to $150,000 in grants to County Directors of Veterans Affairs or the Pennsylvania Association of County Directors of Veterans Affairs for initiatives that focus on:  veterans’ outreach and veterans’ court programs.  The maximum grant request in this category is $20,000 per county.

Applications must be received electronically or by hard copy to the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs by 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 19, 2018.

The anticipated announcement of grant awards is March 2018.

Contact Information
Questions should be directed to the Division of Grants at or 717-861-6979.

VTF Grant News Releases

If you have any questions about VTF grants, please e-mail