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VA Secretary Announces VA-Bob Woodruff Foundation Partnership

VA Secretary Announces VA-Bob Woodruff Foundation Partnership

WASHINGTON – Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Secretary Robert A. McDonald announced a partnership with the Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) to further advance VA’s outreach to Veterans through deeper and more innovative local and community partnerships. VA will capitalize on BWF’s strength and contacts to find unique ways to connect Read more
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SBA Announces Private-Public Partnership to Support Boots to Business: Reboot Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans

SBA Announces Private-Public Partnership to Support Boots to Business: Reboot Entrepreneurship Training for Veterans

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) kicked-off National Veterans Small Business Week   by launching a new private-public partnership with The Marcus Foundation, First Data Corporation and Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) that will support SBA’s Boots to Business: Reboot entrepreneurship Read more
HUD-VA PROGRAM THAT SERVES HOMELESS VETERANS TO EXPAND INTO NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

HUD-VA PROGRAM THAT SERVES HOMELESS VETERANS TO EXPAND INTO NATIVE AMERICAN COMMUNITIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

HUD-VASH vouchers in Indian Country will build on national effort to end Veteran homelessness WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that the HUD and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program that helps homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing will, for the first time, expand Read more
HUD AND VA TEAM UP TO HELP ADDITIONAL 2,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

HUD AND VA TEAM UP TO HELP ADDITIONAL 2,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the second round of housing assistance to help 1,984 homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing.  The rental assistance announced today is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Read more
Veteran Entrepreneurs Honored by SBA

Veteran Entrepreneurs Honored by SBA

Washington, DC-The accomplishments of Veteran small business owners around the country were celebrated during National Veterans Small Business Week. U.S. Small Business Administration district offices and resource partners nationwide hosted more than 100 local events, including entrepreneurship training such as Boots to Business: Reboot classes, Read more
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HUD & VA Team Up To Help 9,000 Homeless Vets

HUD & VA Team Up To Help 9,000 Homeless Vets

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced more than $62 million to help more than 9,000 homeless veterans find permanent supportive housing.  The rental assistance announced today is provided through the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Read more
HUD AND VA ANNOUNCE VOUCHERS TO HELP NEARLY 1,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

HUD AND VA ANNOUNCE VOUCHERS TO HELP NEARLY 1,000 HOMELESS VETERANS FIND PERMANENT HOMES

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $7 million to 24 local public housing agencies across the country to help nearly 1,000 homeless Veterans find permanent housing.  The supportive housing assistance announced today is provided through Read more
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USDA Announces Grants to Help Veterans and Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture

USDA Announces Grants to Help Veterans and Minority Farmers Get Started in Agriculture

WASHINGTON — Today, USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced the availability of over $9 million in outreach and technical assistance for minority farmers and ranchers and military veterans that are new to farming and ranching. The funding, provided through the Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Read more