The United States government has set aside $3,656.00 in government grants and $2,826.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Nebraska may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Nebraska, 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 Nebraska are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 145,200 veterans in the state of Nebraska - 133,900 male veterans and 11,300 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 Nebraska

There are currently more than 111,300 veterans in Nebraska who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 37,000 of 111,300 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 50,200 of 111,300 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 17,300 of 111,300 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 12,400 of 111,300 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 Nebraska.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Nebraska are browsing from the following cities: Oakdale, Geneva, Big Springs, Pleasanton, Albion, Beemer, Tilden, Milligan, Lindsay, Cody

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Conservation Collaboration Cooperative Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Funding– NEBRASKA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NE MULTI 22 NOFO0001184
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $2,000,000
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
OJJDP FY 2020 and 2021 Nonparticipating States: American Samoa (2020), Connecticut (2020 and 2021), Nebraska (2020 and 2021), New Mexico (2020), Texas (2020 and 2021), Wyoming (2020 and 2021), and Virgin Islands (2020) Solicitation (apply)

Funding Number: O OJJDP 2021 30002
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Category: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Amount: $3,500,000
Conservation Collaboration Cooperative Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding – NEBRASKA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NE CCA 21 NOFO0001076
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of Nebraska (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R07 1878
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $5,434,776
Conservation Collaboration Grants or Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Announcement for Program Funding – MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, and SOUTH DAKOTA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS MULTI CCG 20 GEN0010740
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Operation of the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center at Nebraska City, NE - LECL (apply)

Funding Number: NPS NOIP20AC00175
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Community Development, Employment, Labor and Training, Environment, Humanities (see Cultural Affairs in CFDA), Natural Resources, Regional Development
Funding Amount: $750,000
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - Douglas County, Nebraska (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS HP R07 1722
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $2,841,069
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Conservation and Environmental Tool (apply)

Funding Number: F19AS00236
Agency: Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $50,000
Conservation Collaboration Grants or Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Announcement for Program Funding – MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, and KANSAS (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS MULTI STATE CENTRAL 19 01
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Environment, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $2,000,000

 

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