The United States government has set aside $2,467.00 in government grants and $2,068.00 in other form of governmental financial funding across all the states to eligible applicants. Veterans who are currently residing in the state of South Dakota may be eligible to apply for various types of veteran grants and benefits. According to the local military office in South Dakota, 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 South Dakota are eligible to apply for additional health care benefits provided by the federal government. There are currently 71,800 veterans in the state of South Dakota - 65,800 male veterans and 6,000 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 South Dakota

There are currently more than 54,600 veterans in South Dakota who are "war time" veterans, which means they have been involved in one of the following wars:

  • More than 19,400 of 54,600 soldiers entered and survived the Gulf War
  • More than 23,400 of 54,600 soldiers entered and survived the Vietnam Era
  • More than 8,500 of 54,600 soldiers entered and survived the Korean Conflict
  • More than 5,800 of 54,600 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 South Dakota.

Veteran Education Grants, Veteran Small Business Grants, and Veteran Housing Grants in South Dakota

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

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in South Dakota are browsing from the following cities: Alexandria, Alpena, New Effington, Volga, Warner, Lennox, Presho, Springfield, Montrose, White Lake

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 Announcement for Program Funding – SOUTH DAKOTA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS SD MULTI 22 NOFO0001167
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
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
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – SOUTH DAKOTA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS SD CIG 21 NOFO0001102
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Conservation Collaboration Grants Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding – SOUTH DAKOTA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS SD CCG 21 NOFO0001099
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
Conservation Collaboration Grants Agreements FY 2021 Announcement for Program Funding – SOUTH DAKOTA (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS SD CCCA 21 NOFO0001098
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – State of South Dakota (SD) (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS SD CIG 20 GEN0010787
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture
Funding Amount: $75,000
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Activities in South Dakota (apply)

Funding Number: BOR MB 20 N004
Agency: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $61,000
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
Promoting grassland conservation and management through ranching in the South Dakota Prairie Pothole Region (apply)

Funding Number: F19AS00271
Agency: Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $60,000
2017 Prairie Pothole Joint Venture Implementation Plan conservation delivery in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota (apply)

Funding Number: F19AS00259
Agency: Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service
Category: Environment
Funding Amount: $75,000

 

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