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Accepting applications March 1st for DVNF’s New Program, Grants to Provide Stability (GPS)
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What is covered?
Essential housing expenses, such as:
- Mortgage (including property taxes)
- Home heating fuels (gas, propane, oil)
- Car Payments (when employment related)
- Security Deposits
- Internet (when employment related)
What’s not covered?
Examples of commonly requested items:
- Moving Expenses
- Medical Expenses
- Payments of ANY kind directly to Veteran
Grants to Provide Stability (GPS) Program
The Disabled Veterans National Foundation’s GPS (Grants to Provide Stability) Program is a grant program for veterans who find themselves in temporary financial setback. DVNF will provide up to $1,000 (not guaranteed) to help eligible veterans pay for rent or mortgage and essential utilities such as water or electricity.
- A completed copy of DVNF’s GPS Application Form, along with all required accompanying forms included in application.
- The applying Veteran’s Form DD-214 Record of Military Service, which must contain the character of the veteran’s discharge, and the document must be certified by the state or if unable to obtain stamp under extenuating circumstances beyond the veteran’s control, as approved by DVNF on a case-by-case basis, evidence of veteran status as verified through the VA or VSO. If the DD-214 is not available, the veteran may provide a copy of state issued veteran ID, a Veteran Status Verification Form or Veteran Status on state issued Driver’s license.
- A cover letter containing an overview of the problem, rationale for the need, plan to continue services after support is rendered, and amount of request.
- A copy of the bill(s) for payment, issued within the past 30 days and includes a payment address
- A completed budget sheet that details how the veteran’s money is spent monthly and how budget issues will be addressed in future months.
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