Stefanik Cosponsors Bill to Renovate and Repair VFW and American Legion Halls and Posts

July 22, 2019
Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is cosponsoring the Renovate and Enhance Veterans’ Meeting Halls and Posts (REV AMP) Act. This legislation creates a 5 million dollar grant program for veterans organizations. These grants can be used for repairs and improvements to existing facilities or technology. Any recipient of this funding would not be eligible for another award for at least five years, ensuring that a maximum number of veteran organizations can benefit from this program.

“Funding long-overdue repairs and renovations for veterans’ organizations is one small way we can continue to thank our veterans for their heroic service,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “Veterans should have a fully functional, up-to-date, and enjoyable place to congregate with each other. We should never forget their sacrifice to our nation and the important role they have in our communities. I’m proud to cosponsor this legislation to honor our veterans of every generation and recognize their contributions to our country.”

This bill would create a five million dollar grant program for Veterans organizations who are classified by the IRS as 501(c)(19) non-profit organizations and are comprised primarily of past or present members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their family members. These grants are given in awards of up to $75,000.

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