The United States government has set aside $8,305.00 in government grants and $7,642.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Mississippi may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Mississippi, 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 Mississippi are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 205,600 veterans in the state of Mississippi - 187,700 male veterans and 17,900 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 Mississippi

There are currently more than 155,100 veterans in Mississippi who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 61,000 of 155,100 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 66,000 of 155,100 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 22,100 of 155,100 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 15,900 of 155,100 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 Mississippi.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Mississippi are browsing from the following cities: Glendora, Gautier, Crenshaw, Vicksburg, Holly Springs, Weir, Kilmichael, Ackerman, Picayune, Hickory

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Fiscal Year 2022 Homeland Security National Training Program (HSNTP) - Continuing Training Grants - Mississippi State University (apply)

Funding Number: DHS 22 NPD 005 00 02
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, Department of Homeland Security - FEMA
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $2,000,000
Herpetofauna Survey at Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian, Mississippi (apply)

Funding Number: W9126G 22 2 SOI 3684
Agency: Department of Defense, Fort Worth District
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $95,500
Mississippi Conservation Delivery Technical Assistance – FY2022 (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS MS CONTA 22 NOFO0001196
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Post Construction Monitoring and Habitat Assessment of Gulf Sturgeon in Response to Ship Island Restoration Efforts by the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 22 SOI 0008
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $173,000
Avian Monitoring and Analysis in Upper Mississippi River Floodplain (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 22 SOI 0004
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $100,000
Mississippi Notice of Funding Opportunity for Cooperative Agreements for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS MS MULTI 21 NOFO0001088
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Environmental Life History and Genetic Structure of River Sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus spp.) in the Lower Mississippi River (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 21 SOI 0007
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $50,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Mississippi (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R04 1875
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $44,568,018
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Expansion - Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, and South Carolina (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH 1818
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,027,077
Evaluating Non-floodplain Wetlands for Flood-Risk Reduction and Nutrient Mediation in the Mississippi River Basin (apply)

Funding Number: W81EWF 20 SOI 0037
Agency: Department of Defense, Engineer Research and Development Center
Category: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $250,000

 

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