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Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF)

• Emergency Grant Program

The Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF) is a program used when an unforeseen situation has caused a temporary financial emergency or hardship that a grant, if approved, would resolve and the applicant can show that they will be able to meet future expenses.


  • Honorable Discharge
  • 180 days during a period of war
  • 180 days of active duty with award of Armed -  Forces/Navy Expeditionary Medal
  • Less than 180 days of wartime service due to service-incurred disability
  • Dependents can apply if veteran is eligible under certain circumstances

 How to Apply 

  • Must apply in county where you reside
  • Call and make appointment and insure you bring all required documents and information to complete the application

What is Needed

  • Military discharge document (DD214 or other)
  • Proof of Residence
  • Documents for Dependents
  • Proof of Income and Expenses
  • Other documents depending on types of assistance
MVTF Main Office
P.O. Box 30104
Lansing, MI  48909

• Board Meeting Dates PDF icon

• Board of Trustees

• Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

• County Contact Information

• Eligibility Further Defined

Quick Links
 •  December 2013 DMVA/MVAA Performance Audit of the State Grant Funding to the VSO's PDF icon
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