The United States government has set aside $8,829.00 in government grants and $6,759.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Connecticut may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Connecticut, 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 Connecticut are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 229,700 veterans in the state of Connecticut - 214,500 male veterans and 15,200 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 Connecticut

There are currently more than 167,800 veterans in Connecticut who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 40,800 of 167,800 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 78,400 of 167,800 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 28,400 of 167,800 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 25,700 of 167,800 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 Connecticut.

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

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

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Number Funding Title
USDA NRCS CT CIG 22 NOFO0001157 Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – Connecticut
O OJJDP 2021 30002 OJJDP FY 2020 and 2021 Nonparticipating States: American Samoa (2020), Connecticut (2020 and 2021), Nebraska (2020 and 2021), New Mexico (2020), Texas (2020 and 2021), Wyoming (2020 and 2021), and Virgin Islands (2020) Solicitation
USDA NRCS CT CIG 21 NOFO0001068 Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Conservation Innovation Grants Connecticut State Program National Funding Opportunity
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1857 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Berlin, Connecticut
USDA NRCS CIG CT CIG 20 GEN0010790 NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – CONNECTICUT
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1767 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Bridgeport, the towns of Stratford, Fairfield, Easton, Trumbull, and Monroe within Fairfield County, Connecticut
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1746 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Middlesex County and Hartford County, Connecticut excluding the City of New Britain, and the towns of Berlin, Enfield, Manchester, and Southington
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1635 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Berlin, Connecticut
USDA NRCS CT CIG 19 GEN0010139 Connecticut CIG Announcement
HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1412 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Bridgeport, the towns of Stratford, Fairfield, Easton, Trumbull, and Monroe within Fairfield County, Connecticut

 

Veteran Grants in Local States

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