Veterans Council of Duval County

Veterans Council of Duval County

The Veterans Council of Duval County meets every third Tuesday of the month at American Legion Post 137 (5443 San Juan Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32210) at 7:00 P.M.

VyStar Memorial Trust Fund Application

Goal: The Veterans Council of Duval County in conjunction with the City of Jacksonville and VyStar Credit Union is offering Veteran Service Organizations a chance to apply for a grant to impact Duval County Veterans and family members.

Eligibility: Operations must be based in Duval County.

Grant Application Timeline: The application window closes on February 29, 2020. There are no extensions or exceptions to this deadline. Grants are not guaranteed; but if awarded, they will be awarded from $500.00 to $10,000.00. All funds must be used before the next grant cycle or have written proof that funds are allocated for a project already committed. Grantee interim reports are due between August 10 - 15 for each grant period. Final reports are due January 5 - 10 of each year. Grantees will be provided directions on how to complete the report. The form is below.

Important Update: Due to the Coronavirus, the Veterans Council of Duval County is formally extending the April 1, 2020 award date to May 1, 2020. Again, grants will be awarded on May 1, 2020.

The IRS Federal Employee Identification Number (EIN) is a 9 digit number (format XX-XXXXXXX), do not fill with Florida State tax exemption number.
Has your organization qualified as a nonprofit, tax deductible entity, under the United States Internal Revenue Code 501(C)? If “NO”, please enter application date and provide a copy of your organization’s IRS form 1023.
Minimum amount to be requested shall be $500.00 and total amount requested should not exceed $10,000.00.
Please provide a clear and concise statement of how these funds will be used. You must provide the impact and outcomes of the project with completion dates. Do not defer your statement to other attachments included with this application.
In addition to providing the information in this form, please include with your request the following attachments. Failure to include the listed attachments will result in your application being declined and having to restart this process.
I hereby certify that the aforementioned and enclosed information is complete and accurate, and that the organization is in full compliance with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, rules and regulations of any applicable governmental authority, including laws prohibiting support of terrorism.
If selected to receive grant funds, payment will be subject to final determination by IRS of 501(c) status, availability of funds, approval by the executive board, and approval by the City of Jacksonville

Military Affairs and Veterans Department
City Hall, 117 W. Duval St., Suite 175
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Office: (904) 255-5550