The United States government has set aside $3,609.00 in government grants and $2,310.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of Rhode Island may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 71,200 veterans in the state of Rhode Island - 66,200 male veterans and 5,000 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 Rhode Island

There are currently more than 52,700 veterans in Rhode Island who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 14,300 of 52,700 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 24,100 of 52,700 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 8,800 of 52,700 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 8,100 of 52,700 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 Rhode Island.

Veteran Education Grants, Veteran Small Business Grants, and Veteran Housing Grants in Rhode Island

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Rhode Island are browsing from the following cities: Middletown, Block Island, Manville, Glendale, Hopkinton, Wakefield, West Kingston, North Smithfield, Woonsocket, Hope Valley

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
2023 Request for Applications for Rhode Island Decentralized Wastewater Improvement Grant (apply)

Funding Number: EPA I R1 SNEP 2023A
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Category: Environment, Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)
Funding Amount: $465,000
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
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 21 NOFO0001075
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 20 GEN0010772
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $150,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2019 – Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 19 GEN0010118
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Amount: $75,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee - The City of Woonsocket, Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1409
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,896,193
Rhode Island Statewide Conservation People’s Garden Project (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CTA 18 003
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $25,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2018 – Rhode Island (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 18 001
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Rhode Island Conservation Innovation Grants (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS RI CIG 16 01
Agency: USDA-NRCS
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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