Support for Veteran Service Organizations

Support for Veteran Service Organizations

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DVS has provided grants to Veteran Service Organizations that have struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic through our VSO Microgrant Program. Thanks to the generosity of the Bob Woodruff Foundation, History Channel, PenFed Foundation, Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, and Richmond County Savings Foundation, 22 VSOs have been awarded a grant of $1,136 each to help offset economic hardships from not receiving rental income due to COVID-19.

Microgrants have been awarded to the following New York City Veteran Service Organizations:

  • American Legion Samuel Young Post 620
  • American Legion William Irwin Post 774
  • American Legion Memorial Post 1833
  • American Legion George P. Davis Post 116
  • American Legion McFadden Brothers Post 1380
  • VFW Edward F Lukoski Post 7096
  • American Legion Colonel Charles Young Post 398
  • American Legion Little Neck-Douglaston Post 103
  • American Legion Broad Channel Post 1404
  • American Legion John F. Prince Post 6478
  • American Legion Continental Post 1424
  • American Legion Corporal John Rusoff 1632
  • American Legion Rosedale Post 483
  • American Legion Benjamin Moore Post 1946
  • VFW Prince Wynn Post 260
  • VFW Edward O. Gourdin Post 5298
  • VFW Queenboro Hill Post 3427
  • Catholic War Veterans St. Sebastian's Post 870
  • American Legion Gold Star Post 1365
  • American Legion Cespino-Russo Post 1544
  • VFW SGG Michael Ollis Post 9587
  • American Legion Henry & Stanley Cichon Post 1578

If you or your organization is interested in supporting New York City's Veteran Service Organizations, please contact DVS at
Additional useful resources for nonprofits

The following grants are available to nonprofits organizations facing financial difficulties due to COVID-19: