U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas
Access to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) care for veterans in highly rural areas continues to be an issue across the United States. The VA has established the Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas program to help address barriers to access to care. This program funds innovative approaches to transporting veterans in highly rural areas who typically have longer commute times to Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers (VA medical centers).
Amount: A total of $500,000 is available to make grants that range up to $50,000 for a one-year period.
Eligibility: Veterans Service Organizations recognized by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and State Veterans Service Agencies.
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