This video is PACKED with grants and services from government agencies, corporations, and nonprofit organizations, for veterans – including disabled veterans – who want to start a small business; start a farm; buy, adapt, or repair a home; and pursue college or career training.
► Special note: Some of these grant funds are from veterans, for veterans, offering not only dollars but a large community of other veterans as mentors and colleagues.
► Time Stamps:
00:00 There are many grants available for veterans
00:30 Grants for veterans to start a business
01:11 Grants for veterans to start a farm
01:28 Grants for veterans to buy, repair, or adapt a home
02:19 Education and training grants for veterans
03:26 Meeting immediate needs
If you are in personal crisis, these services are available. VA benefit enrollment is NOT required:
Veterans Crisis Line
CALL 1-800-273-8255, Press 1
Military Crisis Line
CALL 1-800-273-8255, Press 1
► Related Grant Chatter videos:
The Small Business Administration, Grants for Small Business, https://youtu.be/EXThoaHxvzo
Grants for Disabled Persons, https://youtu.be/q-ZB53CNLhM
► Links mentioned in video (NO affiliation. NO paid promotion):
Grants for veterans to start a business
Find SBA offices near you, https://www.sba.gov/about-sba/sba-locations/headquarters-offices/office-veterans-business-development/office-veterans-business-development-resources
SBA business guide, https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/grow-your-business/veteran-owned-businesses
Service Corps of Retired Executives, or SCORE, https://www.score.org/resources-veteran-entrepreneurs
VA Veteran Entrepreneur Portal, https://www.va.gov/OSDBU/entrepreneur/index.asp
Grants for veterans to start a farm
Farmer Veteran Coalition, https://farmvetco.org/fvfellowship/
USDA information (2 links), https://www.usda.gov/our-agency/initiatives/veterans/veterans-and-entrepreneurship#I and https://www.nal.usda.gov/legacy/aglaw/veteran-farming#quicktabs-aglaw_pathfinder=0
USDA Service Center, https://www.farmers.gov/working-with-us/USDA-service-centers
Grants for veterans to buy, repair, or adapt a home
Education and career grants, plus trades training for veterans
2 long lists of scholarship options for veterans,
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp, https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/programs/entrepreneurship/start-up/ebv/
Home Builders Institute, https://hbi.org/home-builders-institute-and-the-home-depot-foundation-partner-to-grant-up-to/
Lockheed Martin Heroes Program, https://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/lockheed-martin-heroes
Hiring our Heroes, https://www.hiringourheroes.org/career-services/fellowships/
Warrior Care Program, https://www.socom.mil/care-coalition/
What about immediate needs?
(1) Veteran and Military Crisis Lines are listed above
(2) Food, clothing, emergency shelter, help with bills, or immediate repairs, you can also call 2-1-1
More information at https://www.211.org/
(3) Free help with municipal, circuit and probate courts in your state by contacting Connect2Help.org
► About the VA
For VA benefits, find your nearest Veteran Service Office: https://nvf.org/veteran-service-officers/
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