Alaska Nonprofits Receive Federal Funding To Help Fight Off Veteran Homelessness


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Two Alaska nonprofits have garnered $768,000 in federal grants from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to help reduce veteran homelessness.

The funding was released through VA's Supportive Services for Veteran Families program. The funding will pay for the hiring of three full-time case managers at Catholic Social Services and items like rent, moving expenses, security deposits, child care, utility bills, postage, legal fees and job training for qualifying veterans.

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Federal Programs Related to - Services for the Homeless

Programs that provide supportive services for individuals and families who are homeless or which work with people who are at risk for homelessness in an effort to prevent them from losing their permanent residence.

Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Military & Veterans Affairs

Programs that promote the interests of veterans or active or retired military personnel and/or programs of the Armed Forces of the United States. Coast Guard; Veterans Affairs




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