The ssistance to Needy Veterans grant program provides limited financial assistance to those in need and who have exhausted all other sources of aid. The grants may be used for specified health care and subsistence needs, up to a maximum grant limits. There is a lifetime cumulative grant award limit per individual of $7,500 for the ssistance to Needy Veterans grant program.
Financial aid may be provided when there is a loss of income due to illness, injury, or natural disaster. Grants are awarded for subsistence aid for a 30-day period, up to a maximum of three months. Grant awards cannot exceed the annual limit of $2,000 total for subsistence aid during a 12-month period, or the ssistance to Needy Veterans grant program $7,500 lifetime limit. The maximum award that an eligible individual may receive for subsistence aid is $2,000 per occurrence during a consecutive 12-month period.
To apply for or obtain more information about benefits, contact your local CVSO.