The United States government has set aside $11,366.00 in government grants and $8,245.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Kentucky may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Kentucky, 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 Kentucky are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 335,700 veterans in the state of Kentucky - 310,900 male veterans and 24,800 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 Kentucky

There are currently more than 249,900 veterans in Kentucky who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 88,600 of 249,900 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 113,700 of 249,900 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 33,100 of 249,900 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 25,000 of 249,900 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 Kentucky.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Kentucky are browsing from the following cities: Sparta, Tompkinsville, Fredonia, Coxs Creek, Bee Spring, Wayland, Boaz, Nebo, Clinton, Campton

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Award Competition for Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Centers in the States of Kentucky, Nebraska, Rhode Island, and South Dakota (apply)

Funding Number: 2022 NIST MEP 01
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Kentucky (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R04 1870
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $10,786,902
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee --The Cities of Hazard, Blackey, Hyden, Yerkes, Littcarr, Whitesburg, Jenkins, Stinnett, Emmalena, Wooton, Hindman, Topmost, Mayking and Yeaddiss, Kentucky (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R04 1700
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $6,768,121
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Shelbyville, Brooks, Shepherdsville, New Castle, Taylorsville, Eminence, Louisville, Warsaw, Owenton, and Mt. Washington, Kentucky (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R04 1669
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,905,051
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants -- The Cities of Covington, Newport, Erlanger and Florence, Kentucky (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS HP R04 1754
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $975,412
Kentucky ANS Management Plan (apply)

Funding Number: F19AS00322
Agency: Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service
Category: Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: Case Dependent
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Jefferson County, Kentucky (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R04 1574
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $16,084,288
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Breckinridge and Grayson Counties, Kentucky (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R04 1461
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,318,532
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Bracken, Fleming, Lewis, Mason, and Robertson Counties, Kentucky (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R04 1449
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,233,789

 

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