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VEO Community Catalyst Award

2022-11-01T04:00:00Z 2022-12-16T05:00:00Z VEO Community Catalyst Award

New VA award to recognize Veteran-serving organizations for outstanding achievement

Applicants must demonstrate active, scalable promising models that:

1. Demonstrate local coordination with the Department of Veterans Affairs to meet the needs of the local community. ‘Letter of Coordination’

2. Improve customer experiences and access to and navigation of VA and/or Non-VA services and benefits

3. Leverage coalition-building and outreach strategies to increase awareness of services and encourage collaboration between VA and community-based organizations to reach underserved Veterans (i.e., Veterans without sufficient services).

4. Demonstrate a scalable system that allows for the tracking of organizational processes (e.g., referrals, contacts, challenges, and resolutions)

5. Demonstrate peer support, mentoring, and/or 'buddy system' approaches to improve social, mental, and whole health experiences

6. Support community efforts that address the pain points and moments that matter in the Veterans journey from transition through burial. 

Event Date

November 01, 2022 12:00 AM

December 16, 2022 12:00 AM

New VA award to recognize Veteran-serving organizations for outstanding achievement

Applicants must demonstrate active, scalable promising models that:

1. Demonstrate local coordination with the Department of Veterans Affairs to meet the needs of the local community. ‘Letter of Coordination’

2. Improve customer experiences and access to and navigation of VA and/or Non-VA services and benefits

3. Leverage coalition-building and outreach strategies to increase awareness of services and encourage collaboration between VA and community-based organizations to reach underserved Veterans (i.e., Veterans without sufficient services).

4. Demonstrate a scalable system that allows for the tracking of organizational processes (e.g., referrals, contacts, challenges, and resolutions)

5. Demonstrate peer support, mentoring, and/or 'buddy system' approaches to improve social, mental, and whole health experiences

6. Support community efforts that address the pain points and moments that matter in the Veterans journey from transition through burial.