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. 

CONTACT US

Illinois AMVETS Headquarters

2206 South Sixth St.

Springfield, IL 62703

217.528.4713

Staff E-Mails:

Executive Director: Keith Wetherell

Communications Director: Ashley Murphy

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