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Illinois AMVETS Headquarters

2200 South Sixth St.

Springfield, IL 62703

217.528.4713

Staff E-Mails:

Executive Director: Keith Wetherell

Communications Director: Ashley Murphy

Membership Coordinator: Erik Copley

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ILLINOIS AMVETS SERVICE FOUNDATION GRANTS

Each AMVETS Post, AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary, and AMVETS VAVS/"Because We Care Day" Representatives can apply for a monthly or yearly grant from the Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation to assist them in their various programs benefiting and servicing American Veterans. Additionally outside organization can also apply for a grant from the Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation using the same application. 

Please note:

  • Funding is first-come, first-serve.

  • Organizations must be located in Illinois.

  • Funds are required to be used to help Illinois veterans.

  • Grant applications will be accepted from August 1 - May 31. Applications must be received 14 business days before an SEC meeting (dates found here). 

  • All listed requirements must be included with the application.

  • Applications are evaluated by the Illinois AMVETS Grant Committee at each SEC (February, June and September). The committee will make a recommendation on each application, and then it is submitted to the Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation for the final decision.