Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $30 million in case management grants for organizations to help formerly homeless veterans maintain their independence and housing stability.
The funding, which is available through VA’s Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program, will give organizations the funding they need to hire case managers, who will help veterans search for, obtain, and successfully transition to permanent housing; troubleshoot challenges and barriers to maintaining permanent housing; and connect with services to address issues like poor credit history.
VA anticipates awarding 100 grants for up to $300,000 each to support approximately 150 case manager positions . Awards will fund two years of operations, starting Oct. 1, 2023, and ending Sept. 30, 2025.
Applications are due no later than 4 p.m. ET, May 4. Email questions to GPDGrants@va.gov.
Ending veteran homelessness is a top priority of the Biden administration. The number of veterans experiencing homelessness dropped by 11% since early 2020 and 55% since 2010 . During 2022, VA placed more than 40,000 homeless veterans into permanent housing . In late 2022, USICH released All In: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness , which set a goal to reduce homelessness for all Americans 25% by 2025.
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