Stand Down Grants
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number:
U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans Employment and Training Service
Stand Down Grants are provided to organizations for the
purpose of hosting Stand Down Events. Funds must be used
to enhance employment and training opportunities or to
promote the self-sufficiency of homeless veterans through
paid work. Access to basic hygiene supplies, showers,
haircuts, attention to health concerns, and other
collaborative services may be provided.
Applications will be accepted from:
- State and local workforce boards
- Veterans service organizations
- Local public agencies
- Nonprofit organizations including community- and
Amount of funding
The maximum amount that can be awarded to support a local
Stand Down event is $10,000 per applicant per fiscal
If the event is held for one day, the maximum amount that
can be awarded is $7,000. An applicant is normally
allowed one grant award per fiscal year.
Funds are noncompetitive and awarded on a first-come,
first-served basis until available funding is exhausted.
Links to application information are available on
grants.gov. The application guide will be found on
the related documents tab.
All applications for Stand Down grant funding must be
submitted to the appropriate
state contacts. Applications will be accepted no less
than 90 days prior to the event.
Employment and unemployment · Healthcare needs and services · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Self-sufficiency · Veterans
For complete information about funding programs, including your
application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided
for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes
or monitor application status.