The United States government has set aside $12,022.00 in government grants and $9,659.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of District of Columbia may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in District of Columbia, 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 District of Columbia are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 37,300 veterans in the state of District of Columbia - 33,400 male veterans and 3,900 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 District of Columbia

There are currently more than 27,300 veterans in District of Columbia who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 10,200 of 27,300 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 11,600 of 27,300 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 3,800 of 27,300 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 3,200 of 27,300 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 District of Columbia.

Veteran Education Grants, Veteran Small Business Grants, and Veteran Housing Grants in District of Columbia

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in District of Columbia are browsing from the following cities: Washington

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Child Nutrition School Breakfast Program Expansion Grant for U.S. States and the District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: USDA FNS CN SBPS 2021
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Category: Food and Nutrition
Funding Amount: $2,000,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R03 1896
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,878,494
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE): District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program CFDA Number 84.370A (apply)

Funding Number: ED GRANTS 021320 002
Agency: Department of Education
Category: Education
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R03 1705
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $14,579,232
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R03 1411
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $9,615,026
Service Area Competition – Additional Areas (SAC-AA) – California, District of Columbia, Kansas, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Texas, and Washington (apply)

Funding Number: HRSA 16 176
Agency: HHS-HRSA
Category: Health
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII) District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program CFDA Number 84.370A (apply)

Funding Number: ED GRANTS 022315 001
Agency: Department of Education
Category: Education
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Technical Assistance to Support AIDS Directors and HIV Prevention Program Managers in the 50 States, District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and the Pacific Islands (apply)

Funding Number: CDC RFA PS14 1405
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Category: Health
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Early Head Start Grantee Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2014 ACF OHS CH R03 0680
Agency: Administration for Children and Families
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,260,474
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee Washington, District of Columbia (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2013 ACF OHS CH R03 0339
Agency: Administration for Children and Families
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $17,606,052

 

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