DAV Disaster relief grants may be issued for the purpose of providing food, clothing, temporary shelter or to obtain relief from injury, illness or personal loss not covered by insurance or other disaster relief agencies. The Gulf Coast hurricanes, the Midwestern floods, tornadoes and fires are just some of the natural disasters that have recently impacted veterans and their families.





To be eligible for a disaster relief grant, the applicant must:

  • be the victim of a natural/national disaster.
  • be a service-connected disabled veteran or the spouse thereof (same household).
  • not be covered by insurance.
  • not be covered by other emergency relief agencies.