The United States government has set aside $8,854.00 in government grants and $6,333.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Colorado may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Colorado, 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 Colorado are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 421,300 veterans in the state of Colorado - 383,200 male veterans and 38,100 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 Colorado

There are currently more than 316,500 veterans in Colorado who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 116,300 of 316,500 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 151,600 of 316,500 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 39,100 of 316,500 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 28,400 of 316,500 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 Colorado.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Colorado are browsing from the following cities: Henderson, Lyons, Walsenburg, Poncha Springs, Silt, Greeley, Colorado City, Bailey, Fowler, Elizabeth

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the state of Colorado (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2023 ACF OHS CH R8 0178
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $11,155,547
OVC FY 2022 Invited to Apply Colorado - Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program for Crime Victim Compensation and/or Assistance (apply)

Funding Number: O OVC 2022 171267
Agency: Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,359,337
Notice of Intent (USGS-Colorado School of Mines for USGS Energy and Minerals Research Facility) (apply)

Funding Number: G G RDC 22 002 095004
Agency: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $240,000,000
Water Conservation Services, Lower Colorado Basin Region (apply)

Funding Number: BOR LC 21 F002
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $100,000
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
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Colorado Plateau CESU (apply)

Funding Number: G20AS00123
Agency: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $25,883
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Colorado Plateau CESU (apply)

Funding Number: G20AS00116
Agency: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Colorado Plateau CESU (apply)

Funding Number: G20AS00114
Agency: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Colorado Plateau CESU (apply)

Funding Number: G20AS00087
Agency: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $350,000
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Colorado Plateau CESU (apply)

Funding Number: G20AS00082
Agency: Department of the Interior, U. S. Geological Survey
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $80,000

 

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