Grants to National and Regional Organizations Support Military and Veteran Caregiver Programs
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 Hidden Heroes Fund grants. The Foundation awards funding to organizations and programs that make a direct impact on the lives of America’s military and veteran caregivers; the spouses, parents, and loved-ones caring for wounded warriors at home. This year’s grant recipients include thirteen organizations who offer innovative and evidence-based programs addressing the long-term needs of military caregivers, our nation’s hidden heroes.
“Through the Hidden Heroes Fund, the Elizabeth Dole Foundation continues to build a strong, nationwide network of support for America’s military caregivers,” announced Senator Elizabeth Dole, president of the Elizabeth Dole Foundation. “This year’s recipients are some of the most respected organizations working on behalf of the veterans’ community and caregivers, and together, they will help ensure our nation supports our hidden heroes for years to come.”
This year’s Hidden Heroes Fund beneficiaries include well-established Foundation partners as well as new partner programs that address the Foundation’s priorities for 2018. From case management and resiliency training, to community outreach, professional development, and support for military children, these organizations complement the Foundation’s mission to build a coordinated and holistic model of support for military caregivers.
The 2018 Hidden Heroes Fund grant recipients include:
- American Legion Auxiliary
- Blue Star Families
- Code of Support Foundation
- Community Hospice and Palliative Care
- Dog Tag, Inc.
- National Military Family Association
- Project New Hope
- The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI)
- Military Support Programs and Networks at the University of Michigan (M-SPAN)
- Quality of Life Foundation
- Vets Community Connections
- Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania
- WorkLife Institute
For more information about the organizations and programs the 2018 Hidden Heroes Fund will be supporting, click here.
For interviews with Senator Elizabeth Dole, Elizabeth Dole Foundation Executive Director Steve Schwab, or grant recipients, please contact Katie Haswell at [email protected] or 202-414-0799.