The United States government has set aside $3,706.00 in government grants and $3,624.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Alaska may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Alaska, to be eligible for veteran grants:

  • You must be an veteran who were enlisted in the military, naval force, or air force, before September 7, 1980. Or:
  • You must be an veteran who were enlisted in the military, naval force, or air force, after September 7, 1980 with at least 24 months of active duty.

Veteran Health Care Benefits

All veterans in Alaska are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 77,000 veterans in the state of Alaska - 68,500 male veterans and 8,500 female veterans. They will be able to receive veteran health care grants as long as they are eligible for veteran grants.

Veteran Grants for Disabled in Alaska

There are currently more than 57,900 veterans in Alaska who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 27,500 of 57,900 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 26,800 of 57,900 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 3,900 of 57,900 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 2,600 of 57,900 soldiers entered and survived the World War II

For veterans who have suffered permanent injuries during historical or active wars are eligible to apply and receive Veteran Grants for Disabled offer by the military office in Alaska.

Veteran Education Grants, Veteran Small Business Grants, and Veteran Housing Grants in Alaska

The office of finance in Alaska has set aside governmental funding in education grants, small business grants, and housing grants only to qualified veterans in the state of Alaska. It doesn't matter if you are a "war time" veteran or a "peace time" veteran, there are veteran grants available for everyone who has participated or is currently enrolling in the military, naval force, and/or air force.

For example, veterans in Alaska are not only eligible to apply for small business grants that are available to all residents of Alaska, they are also eligible to apply for small business grants for veterans as well. And vice versa with housing and education grants.

To apply for veteran grants in Alaska, contact Alaska financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Alaska are browsing from the following cities: Toksook Bay, Ninilchik, Savoonga, Anaktuvuk Pass, May Creek, Shaktoolik, Nondalton, Fairbanks, King Cove, Nuiqsut

Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
2023 Alaska Native Organization Co-Management Funding Program (apply)

Funding Number: NOAA NMFS AK 2023 2007546
Agency: Department of Commerce
Category: Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $800,000
Connecting Kids to Coverage HEALTHY KIDS American Indian/Alaska Native 2023 Outreach and Enrollment Cooperative Agreements (apply)

Funding Number: CMS 2D2 23 001
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services
Category: Health
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
OVC FY 2022 Invited to Apply - Administrative Funding Adjustment to Previously Funded FY2019 VOCA Victim Compensation Alaska (apply)

Funding Number: O OVC 2022 171427
Agency: Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
Category: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Amount: $547,317
611th Water Quality Support, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0018
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $480,000
Management, Invasive Species, Multiple Plant Species, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0015
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $64,989
Community Development Block Grant Program for Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages (apply)

Funding Number: FR 6600 N 23
Agency: US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Category: Housing
Funding Amount: $5,000,000
Management, Species, Bat Survey, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0012
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $55,280
Management, Species, Salmon Otter Lake Drainage, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0011
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $98,040
Management Species Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Prey (Marine), Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0010
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $195,466
Administrative Record Support, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, JBER, Alaska (apply)

Funding Number: W911KB 22 2 0009
Agency: Department of Defense, Alaska District
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $391,340

 

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