V4V Grants to Support Minnesota Veterans Top $1 Million Dollars

February 28, 2013

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At the February, 2013 Veterans 4 Veterans Trust fund monthly meeting, the announcement was made by the Trust Fund Board that  V4V Trust Fund grants broke the million dollar grant plateau. The 1st grants were awarded in January 2007.

Below is a small sample of some of the grants that were awarded over the years:

  • Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) $165,000
  • Minnesota Veterans Homes $142,300
  • Veterans Outreach $119,200
  • Veterans on the Lake, Ely MN $62,000
  • Veterans Homes TV Project $50,000
  • Veterans Transportation Program $40,000
  • Ft. Snelling Rifle Squad $35,000
  • NW Minnesota Veterans Transportation Program $25,000
  • VINE Veterans Programs in So. Minnesota $20,000.00

The Minnesota Veterans 4 Veterans ( V4V ) Trust Fund is a 501c(19) non-profit organization established as the result of the 2006 sale of Lake Minnetonka Big Island Disabled Veterans Camp. The non-profit organization has eight board members , two veterans each who are appointed by the DAV, VFW, MOPH, and American Legion. The board oversees the funds from the sale of the island to the City of Orono and has a grant application process on their website. Grants are made to organizations serving Minnesota veterans in a way that conforms to the criteria the V4V has documented online.