July 16, 2013

On July 9, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the availability of funds under the Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas. This program”s purpose is to provide grants to eligible recipients to assist veterans in highly rural areas through innovative transportation services to travel to VA medical centers and to other VA and non-VA facilities to assist in providing transportation services in connection with the provision of VA medical care. The only entities eligible to apply for and receive grants are Veterans Service Organizations and State Veterans Service Agencies.

Applications are due by Sept. 9. To view the full announcement from the July 9, Federal Register, click here.