The United States government has set aside $6,937.00 in government grants and $5,598.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Arkansas may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Arkansas, 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 Arkansas are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 254,700 veterans in the state of Arkansas - 234,900 male veterans and 19,800 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 Arkansas

There are currently more than 189,600 veterans in Arkansas who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 66,000 of 189,600 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 87,000 of 189,600 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 26,600 of 189,600 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 21,000 of 189,600 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 Arkansas.

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

The office of finance in Arkansas has set aside governmental funding in education grants, small business grants, and housing grants only to qualified veterans in the state of Arkansas. 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 Arkansas are not only eligible to apply for small business grants that are available to all residents of Arkansas, 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 Arkansas, contact Arkansas financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Arkansas are browsing from the following cities: Evening Shade, Elkins, Mountainburg, Manila, Montrose, Lynn, Pottsville, De Witt, Hatfield, Hoxie

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
FY 22 Arkansas Technical Assistance Projects (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS AR MULTI 22 NOFO0001138
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture
Funding Amount: $3,000,000
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – ARKANSAS (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS AR CIG 21 NOFO0001059
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
FY 2021 Arkansas Technical Assistance Projects (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS AR MULTI 21 NOFO0001046
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $3,000,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Arkansas (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R06 1895
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,552,036
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Expansion - Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, and South Carolina (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH 1818
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,027,077
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – Arkansas (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS AR CIG NOF001009
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
Interior Least Tern Monitoring on the McClellan Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System in the Little Rock Corps District (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 20 SOI 0016
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $58,000
Arkansas easement restoration (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS AR MULTI 20 GEN0010468
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $5,000,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha and Drew Counties, Arkansas (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R06 1608
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,407,472
FY19 Arkansas CIG (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS AR CIG 19 GEN0010102
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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