Resources for Veterans

The PenFed Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Program was created to provide financial assistance to all Veterans, active military service members, and those currently serving in the Reserves and the National Guard who are experiencing a financial setback due to the negative economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant amount will support 1 month of payment up to $1500 in the following areas:

-Rent
-Mortgage
-Auto Loan/Lease
-Utilities (Electric, Water, Heat)
*All checks will be sent directly to the creditor or landlord after the grant is approved. The Foundation can only support one emergency financial request per household.

Link to Apply:  https://penfedfoundation.org/apply-for-assistance/coronavirus-emergency-financial-assistance/


What You'll Need:
-DD214 or LES
-A bill or statement for the requested expense
-An explanation of how the financial setback is related to the COVID-19 pandemic (for example, loss of job due to quarantine and/or public health policies)

Eligibility Requirements:
To be eligible for this program you must be in one of the following
categories:

-A Veteran that has been honorably discharged
-A current active-duty service member
-Currently active in the Reserves
-Currently active in the National Guard

Military Financial Guide to Transitioning to Civilian Life

When transitioning out of the military, it’s estimated that 75% of members don’t have a solid employment or education plan lined up. To assist those in need we’ve created a Military Financial Guide to Transitioning to Civilian Life. Our guide discusses transition timelines, savings and retirement planning for veterans, important steps to take and much more!  Read More HERE