The United States government has set aside $90,919.00 in government grants and $61,971.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of California may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in California, 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 California are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 1,972,000 veterans in the state of California - 1,805,300 male veterans and 166,700 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 California

There are currently more than 1,474,100 veterans in California who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 503,900 of 1,474,100 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 640,200 of 1,474,100 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 223,000 of 1,474,100 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 184,200 of 1,474,100 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 California.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in California are browsing from the following cities: Garden Grove, Dulzura, Buena Park, Rodeo, Weimar, Orange, Guatay, Vina, Yreka, Susanville

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
FY 2022 California Law Enforcement Transition to NIBRS—Rapid Deployment Model Project (apply)

Funding Number: O BJS 2022 171414
Agency: Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
Category: Information and Statistics
Funding Amount: $2,248,126
California Least Tern and Western Snowy Plover Nest Monitoring (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 2201
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $3,328,335
2022 - California Conservation Cooperative Agreements (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CA 22 MULTI NOFO0001194
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Bureau of Land Management California Fuels Management and Community Fire Assistance (apply)

Funding Number: L22AS00307
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $5,000,000
SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND SEABIRD AND SHOREBIRD MONITORING PROJECT, SAN CLEMENTE ISLAND, NAVAL BASE CORONADO, CALIFORNIA (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 2176
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $570,980
2022 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program (apply)

Funding Number: NOAA NOS ONMS 2022 2007153
Agency: Department of Commerce
Category: Education, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - Los Angeles County, California (zip codes 90002, 90007, 90011, 90027, 90037, 90044, 90089 and 90813) (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OHS HP R9 0147
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services, Opportunity Zone Benefits
Funding Amount: $2,148,993
Natural Resources Support, Edwards Air Force Base, California (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 21 2 SOI 5131
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $25,000,000
Base-wide Inventory – Reptiles, Amphibians, and Fish, Edwards Air Force Base, California (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 21 2 SOI 5043
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $1,869,072
California Conservation Agreements (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CA 21 MULTI NOFO0001118
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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