The United States government has set aside $15,249.00 in government grants and $11,534.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Louisiana may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Louisiana, 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 Louisiana are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 304,900 veterans in the state of Louisiana - 277,700 male veterans and 27,100 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 Louisiana

There are currently more than 231,700 veterans in Louisiana who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 92,400 of 231,700 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 94,900 of 231,700 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 30,500 of 231,700 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 25,100 of 231,700 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 Louisiana.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Louisiana are browsing from the following cities: Erwinville, Morgan City, Saint Joseph, Gibsland, Cheneyville, Shreveport, Lockport, Effie, Youngsville, Houma

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 Louisiana (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2023 ACF OHS CH R6 0181
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $8,575,471
Forestry Branch Support Environmental & Natural Resources Management, Fort Polk, Louisiana (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 3046
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $2,434,636
Louisiana Conservation Delivery Technical Assistance (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS LA MULTI 22 NOFO0001151
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture
Funding Amount: $700,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the state of Louisiana (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OHS CH R6 0151
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $9,527,059
OSBDC Funding Opportunity for the State of Louisiana (apply)

Funding Number: OSBDC 2022 03
Agency: Small Business Administration
Category: Business and Commerce
Funding Amount: $7,848,264
Louisiana Conservation Delivery Technical Assistance, FY21 (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS LA MULTI 21 NOFO0001095
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $3,000,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Louisiana (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R06 1871
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,622,730
Louisiana Conservation Delivery Technical Assistance, FY20 (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS LA MULTI 20 GEN0010696
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $5,000,000
Wetland Restoration Planning, Design, and Implementation for Louisiana ACEP-WRE, WRP, and EWPP-FPE (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS LA MULTI 20 GEN0010555
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $4,000,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Lafayette, Iberia and St. Martin Parishes, Louisiana (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R06 1795
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $12,427,731

 

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