The United States government has set aside $62,419.00 in government grants and $52,183.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of New York may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in New York, 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 York are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 950,400 veterans in the state of New York - 885,900 male veterans and 64,500 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 York

There are currently more than 695,000 veterans in New York who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 177,100 of 695,000 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 306,300 of 695,000 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 122,300 of 695,000 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 108,500 of 695,000 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 York.

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

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in New York are browsing from the following cities: Jackson Heights, Hornell, Milton, Le Roy, Witherbee, Brewster, Victor, North Hudson, Fishers, Ravena

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – New York (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NY CIG 22 NOFO0001158
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $200,000
Early Head Start Expansion and Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grants - The Borough of Bronx, New York (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2022 ACF OHS HP R2 0146
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services, Opportunity Zone Benefits
Funding Amount: $1,816,701
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Conservation Innovation Grants New York State Program National Funding Opportunity (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NY CIG 21 NOFO0001070
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $200,000
Head Start/Early Head Start Grantee -- Communities in the state of New York (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2021 ACF OHS CH R02 1881
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $71,474,873
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
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – New York (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS NY CIG 20 GEN0010792
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $250,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Manhasset, Great Neck, Roslyn and Port Washington, New York (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R02 1850
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $450,451
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Oneida and Herkimer Counties, New York (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R02 1789
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $8,252,786
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Allegany County, New York (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R02 1645
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $3,872,438
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Binghamton, and the Villages of Johnson City and Port Dickinson, and the Towns of Conklin, Kirkwood and Binghamton in Broome County, New York (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R02 1747
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $4,861,819

 

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