The United States government has set aside $6,953.00 in government grants and $6,635.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of New Mexico may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in New Mexico, 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 New Mexico are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 174,700 veterans in the state of New Mexico - 158,100 male veterans and 16,600 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 New Mexico

There are currently more than 131,200 veterans in New Mexico who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 50,500 of 131,200 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 56,900 of 131,200 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 18,500 of 131,200 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 13,800 of 131,200 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 New Mexico.

Veteran Education Grants, Veteran Small Business Grants, and Veteran Housing Grants in New Mexico

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in New Mexico are browsing from the following cities: Casa Blanca, Mule Creek, Truth or Consequences, Folsom, Valdez, Amistad, Socorro, Los Ojos, Rio Rancho, Moriarty

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
New Mexico Conservation Technical Assistance for Outreach and Education (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CTA 22 NOFO0001198
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $20,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – New Mexico (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CIG 22 NOFO0001159
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $50,000
New Mexico Pretrial Implementation Project. (apply)

Funding Number: 21CS27
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $85,000
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
New Mexico Conservation Technical Assistance for Outreach and Education (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CTA 21 NOFO0001078
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $20,000
New Mexico Conservation Technical Assistance for Outreach and Education (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CTA NOFO0001078
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Education, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $20,000
New Mexico State Conservation Innovation Grants (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NM CIG 21 NOFO0001061
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $50,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of New Mexico (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R06 1880
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $20,324,147
An investigation of the Impact of the NPS to New Mexico's Outdoor Recreation Economy and Tourism Trends (apply)

Funding Number: P20AS00086
Agency: Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Category: Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $13,997
New Mexico Pretrial Implementation Support (apply)

Funding Number: 20CS18
Agency: Department of Justice, National Institute of Corrections
Category: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification)
Funding Amount: $30,000

 

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