Veterans Innovations Program (VIP)

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FY 21-22

54 veterans transitioned to employment
75 assisted with homeless, eviction, or foreclosure prevention
19 Transitioned to education
40 assisted with prevention of utility shut off or turn back on
12 assisted with transportation needs

The Veterans Innovations Program (VIP), was created to provide assistance to veterans facing financial hardships who served on or after September 11, 2001.


  • Washington Resident.
  • Served on or after September 11, 2001.
  • Served under honorable conditions.
  • Is experiencing financial hardship where income is not sufficient to meet basic needs.
  • Presents a discernable positive outcome.
  • Request is within the grant funding capabilities.
  • Submit complete application packet with required supporting documentation.

VIP Statutes 

  • 43.60A.160      Veterans innovations program.

  • 43.60A.175      Receipt of gifts, grants, or endowments -- Rule-making authority.

  • 43.60A.185      Veterans innovations program account.