The United States government has set aside $31,979.00 in government grants and $22,686.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Florida may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Florida, 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 Florida are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 1,650,900 veterans in the state of Florida - 1,510,600 male veterans and 140,300 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 Florida

There are currently more than 1,229,100 veterans in Florida who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 399,100 of 1,229,100 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 511,100 of 1,229,100 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 212,500 of 1,229,100 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 187,900 of 1,229,100 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 Florida.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Florida are browsing from the following cities: Satellite Beach, Sun City, Weirsdale, Saint Cloud, Port Charlotte, Palm Beach, New Smyrna Beach, Nokomis, Grand Island, Eglin

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
2022 SOUTH FLORIDA PROGRAM (apply)

Funding Number: EPA I R4 SFL 2022 01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $750,000
Integrated Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) prediction, prevention, and management strategies for Florida’s St. Lucie Estuary System (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 22 SOI 0018
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $500,000
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – Florida (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS FL CIG 22 NOFO0001150
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $250,000
FY 22 Florida Agriculture Conservation Easement Program (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS FL ACEP 22 NOFO0001130
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $15,000,000
Announcement for proposals to provide NRCS easement programs restoration assistance in the State of Florida (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS FL MULTI 22 NOFO0001130
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $15,000,000
Standing Announcement for Residential (Shelter and/or Transitional Foster Care) Services for Unaccompanied Children-LICENSED AND TEXAS-EXEMPT AND FLORIDA-DELICENSED ONLY (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF ORR ZU 0129
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - ORR
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $200,000,000
2021 SOUTH FLORIDA GEOGRAPHIC PROGRAM (apply)

Funding Number: EPA R4 SFL 2021 01
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $350,000
Alligator Ecological Florida Everglades (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 21 2 SOI 4384
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $145,053
Aquatic Fauna Florida Everglades (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 21 2 SOI 4382
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $488,537
Conservation Innovation Grants FY 2021- Florida (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS FL CIG 21 NOFO0001109
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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