The United States government has set aside $4,084.00 in government grants and $3,399.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Maine may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Maine, 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 Maine are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 138,600 veterans in the state of Maine - 128,200 male veterans and 10,300 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 Maine

There are currently more than 101,400 veterans in Maine who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 30,300 of 101,400 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 49,800 of 101,400 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 15,000 of 101,400 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 11,200 of 101,400 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 Maine.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Maine are browsing from the following cities: Northeast Harbor, Oakland, Porter, Greenbush, Bass Harbor, Passadumkeag, Brownville, North Monmouth, Penobscot, Patten

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee - York County, Maine (Apply for HHS 2016 ACF OHS CH R01 1017)

Funding Number: HHS 2016 ACF OHS CH R01 1017
Agency: Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,502,975
Maine Natural Resources Conservation Service General Agreements for Assistance (Apply for USDA NRCS ME TAA 24 NOFO0001362)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME TAA 24 NOFO0001362
Agency: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $250,000
Maine - Conservation Innovation Grant (Apply for USDA NRCS ME CIG 17 01)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME CIG 17 01
Agency: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the state of Maine (Apply for HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R1 0101)

Funding Number: HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R1 0101
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,465,303
Maine Natural Resources Conservation Service General Agreements for Technical Assistance (Apply for USDA NRCS ME CTA 23 NOFO0001292)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME CTA 23 NOFO0001292
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2023 Maine (Apply for USDA NRCS ME CIG NOFO0001269)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME CIG NOFO0001269
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
NRCS Maine Certified Nutrient Management Planner (Apply for USDA NRCS ME MULTI 22 NOFO0001192)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME MULTI 22 NOFO0001192
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $90,000
Conservation Innovation Grants Maine State Program (Apply for USDA NRCS ME CIG 22 NOFO0001177)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME CIG 22 NOFO0001177
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
The National Farmworker Jobs Program (NFJP) Career Services and Training Grants Reopening for Maine (Apply for FOA ETA 20 08 B)

Funding Number: FOA ETA 20 08 B
Agency: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration
Category: Employment, Labor and Training
Funding Amount: $109,629
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – Maine (Apply for USDA NRCS ME CIG 21 NOFO0001101)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS ME CIG 21 NOFO0001101
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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