ANNVILLE, Pa., Nov. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has extendedthe deadline for the 2018-19 Veterans' Trust Fund (VTF) grant cycle. Grant applications under the new deadline must be received by 3 p.m. EST Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. The original deadline for applications was
Up to $800,000 in VTF grant funding will be competitively awarded for programs and services benefiting Pennsylvania veterans in the following manner:
Eligible applicants from either category may also submit applications for programs addressing newly identified, unmet or emerging needs of veterans and their families.
Since the VTF's inception in 2013, 126 grants totaling $2,932,860 have been awarded to organizations providing services to veterans in Pennsylvania.
The VTF is funded by generous Pennsylvanians who voluntarily donate when applying for or renewing driver's licenses, photo IDs, or motor vehicle registrations; purchasing Honoring Our Veterans license plates; or making private donations. State employees can also donate to the VTF during the annual State Employee Combined Appeal (SECA) campaign.
Tax-deductible donations can be made online at www.donate.dmva.pa.gov or mailed to: Veterans' Trust Fund, Bldg. 0-47, Fort Indiantown Gap, Annville, PA 17003-5002.
To learn more about the VTF and the grant application process, visit www.vtf.pa.gov or follow DMVA on Facebook at www.facebook.com/padmva.
MEDIA CONTACT: Joseph Butera, DMVA, 717-861-2178
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
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