Disaster Relief Grants

Disaster Relief Grants Available for Minnesota Veterans and Families

As a result of recent flooding and storms, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is offering Disaster Relief Grants for reimbursable expenses to Veterans in Blue Earth County that are homesteaded residents.

Veterans, their families, and surviving spouses may be eligible for a disaster relief grant of up to $1,000 if they have not received other state or federal assistance.

Veterans and their families should contact their respective County Veteran Service Office (CVSO) to apply for a Disaster Relief Grant, or call 1-888-LINKVET (546-5838) for assistance finding the location and phone number of their CVSO. Blue Earth County Veteran Services may be reached at (507) 304-4246.

Original receipts for expenditures must be dated no earlier than September 21, 2016 and no later than November 2, 2016. MDVA must receive all completed applications and receipts with a postmarked date no later than February 28, 2017.