Lincoln Land Chapter Receives Community Outreach Grant (COG) for 2022

Lincoln Land Chapter of MOAA has recently received a grant of $2,500 from the 2022 MOAA Foundation Community Outreach Grant Criteria Through the Community Outreach grant program,

 

The MOAA Foundation offers grants to MOAA councils and chapters providing services to local military and veteran families — either directly or through partnerships with other community organizations — in one of ten areas of critical military and veteran family needs.  Foundation grant funds shall only be used to provide direct services to local military and veteran families in one of the following areas of critical need:

 

  • Housing

  • Food assistance

  • Employment

  • Health (including behavioral health)

  • Family support

  • Community reintegration

  • Financial assistance

  • Legal assistance

  • Transportation

  • Emergency relief

The Lincoln Land Chapter of MOAA has been generous in their organizational and monetary support of several events and activities for SOS Survivors. We look forward to continuing the partnership with Survivor Outreach Services, as it proves beneficial to MOAA-specific Survivors of all Armed Services branches and components, as well.

In addition to events and activities, such as Survivor Dinners, participation in the Annual Golf Outing, and partnership events such as Gold Star Mission’s Annual Gold Star 500 Closing Ceremony each September, Survivor Outreach Services also assists Survivors in finding resources for unmet needs.

Organizations involved with management and execution of the Grant:  Lincolnland Chapter, MOAA; Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator (SOS), Illinois National Guard; Illinois Gold Star Family Members (All branches and components; Lincolnland Chapter Spouses; Chapter Webmaster and photographer and the Lincolnland Chapter Chaplain.

Additional information on the MOAA Foundation Community Outreach Grant Program is available by CLICKING HERE!