Jobs for Veterans State Grants (JVSG)

A DVOP staff member and AJC client shaking hands.
A Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program (DVOP) staff member and an American Job Center client pose for a photo outside of the Arlington employment center.
Photo by Shawn Moore, August 13, 2015.

The Jobs for Veterans State Grants (JVSG) program provides federal funding, through a formula grant, to 54 State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) to hire dedicated staff to provide individualized career and training-related services to veterans and eligible persons with significant barriers to employment and to assist employers fill their workforce needs with job-seeking veterans.

VETS provides instructions and forms for state government agencies to apply for the JVSG and report on program activities. Performance outcomes and resources are available for the public to learn how JVSG funding benefits each state.

Learn more about the JVSG program.

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PDF icon Cash vs. Accrual Desk Aid (PDF)

PDF icon Stevens Amendment Desk Aid (PDF)

PDF icon JVSG COVID-19 Questions and Answers for State Workforce Staff, dated May 12, 2020 (PDF)


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