Capacity Building Grants

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation’s Capacity Building Grant program provides grants to like-minded organizations who provide support to veterans and disabled veterans alike. The Capacity Building Grants provide support to our nation’s veterans. There’s no one-size-fits-all protocol for how a veteran overcomes the mental impacts of war, and outside of the initial recovery from physical wounds, it’s often up to the veteran to navigate his or her own way back to a normal life. These grants are awarded to organizations around the country who are addressing the mental and physical recovery of veterans. Service dogs, equine therapy, yoga, art therapy, and recreational therapy are just a few of the innovative programs that DVNF supports. DVNF has two open sessions a year in which they process grants. Organizations may submit their application during these open grant sessions.



*The maximum amount an organization can apply for is $25,000.

All candidates must review the application carefully, provide all required documents, and answer all questions before submitting. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applicants should submit grants that are solely benefiting veterans and/or veteran-specific programs. Grant requests for overhead costs, salaries, and/or general support only, are not eligible under this program.

If you are a grantee who is currently within a grant cycle, you cannot apply for additional funding until your grant cycle has ended and your submitted final report has been approved.

Candidates must submit the following information requested in LOI:

– Introduction (Executive Summary)

– Organization Description

– Statement of Need

– Methodology

– Financials

– Summary

To submit your LOI for this funding Session open this Click link.

If you are a returning applicant to submit a full application, check the status of your application or provide any other requirement under your grant, please use this link.

*Please review our policy before submitting your application to determine eligibility as our funding is limited.

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2022 Winter Session

  • LOI Opens - December 1st, 2021
  • LOI Closes - December 31st, 2021
  • LOI approval/denial notifications – January 31st, 2022
  • Application opens - February 1st, 2022
  • Application closes - February 28th, 2022
  • Checks mailed out by - May 1st, 2022
  • Interim reports due - October 30th, 2022
  • Final reports due - April 30th, 2023



Organizations Having A Direct Impact On Veteran’s Lives.

Grants Sponsored by DVNF