Michigan Veterans Trust Fund (MVTF)

  • Emergency Grant Program

    The Michigan Veterans Trust Fund 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

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