DMVA Offers Grants to Support PTSD Programs

The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) is accepting applications for up to $750,000 in competitive grants for programs providing treatment of Pennsylvania veterans for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and co-occurring disorders such as substance abuse, according to Senator Randy Vulakovich, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee.

Veterans’ service organizations and statewide charitable organizations that serve veterans are eligible to apply for the funding. More information and the application are available on the DMVA website (, then clicking on the “Veterans Affairs” tab, and then on the “PTSD Grant Funding Opportunity” tab.

Applications must be received by 3 p.m., Friday, February 13, 2015.

Contact:          Nate Silcox     (717) 787-6538

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