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MDVA Grants

Hand filing out formSince 1993, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has provided over 90 grants annually to legislatively selected organizations in Minnesota whose mission and purpose is to assist Veterans, and their families.

In 2016, with funds made possible from the Minnesota Support Our Troops License Plate Program, MDVA expanded the grant program and opened opportunities to other organizations with the same purpose.

Competitive SOT Grant

The current grant cycle is closed as of 4 p.m. December 28, 2016.

MDVA is now offering grant opportunities ranging from $1,000 to $100,000 with funds raised from the Minnesota "Support Our Troops" License Plate Program. These competitive SOT grants are available for the purpose of supporting and improving the lives of Veterans and their families. 

Questions about the Competitive SOT Grant? Visit the Question and Answer Addendum.

Previous grant recipients

MDVA anticipates offering the competitive SOT Grant opportunity twice a year. To receive an alert when the next cycle will open for applications, sign up here.

Legislative Grants

Legislatively mandated Grants are administered by MDVA and are outlined by Minnesota State Statutes.

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