Veterans Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Program
CSFA Number: 497-00-1177
Agency Name
Department Of Veterans' Affairs (497)
Agency Contact
Connie Watson
Short Description
100% of the net proceeds from Illinois lottery ticket sales are used to support Illinois veterans. On a quarterly basis, IDVA's Veterans Cash Grant Committee reviews applications and awards grants to groups that help veterans address challenges associated with PTSD, homelessness, health insurance costs, long-term care, disability benefits, and job placement and training.
Objectives and Goals
To support Illinois Veterans.
Types of Assistance
Direct Payments for Specific Use
Uses and Restrictions
Must address one of the following issues: Homelessness, PTSD, Long-term care, Disability Benefits, Job Training and Placement and Health Insurance Costs.
Eligibility Requirements
Must be a government agency or tax-exempt entity.
Eligible Applicants
Government Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations;
Application and Award Processing
On a quarterly basis.
Funding By Fiscal Year
FY 2016 : $672,575
FY 2017 : $893,449
FY 2018 : $630,075
FY 2019 : $711,298
FY 2020 : $1,000,000
Federal Funding
Notice of Funding Opportunities
Agency IDAward RangeApplication Range
Details17-VET$25000 - $100000General announcement open for a period of time with no specific due dates for applications.
Agency IDGrantee NameStart DateEnd DateAmount
654DuPage, County of10/01/201909/30/202080,000
656Community Action Partnership of Lake County10/01/201909/30/202073,900
651South Side Office of Concern06/01/201905/31/202068,038
647Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois at Chicago)11/01/201910/31/202059,164
A Safe Haven Foundation01/01/202012/31/202056,271