Our Chapter received the following email today.
Dear Colonel Albrecht,
Congratulations! The MOAA Foundation Board of Directors has reviewed the recommendations of the 2020 independent community grant scoring panel, and the Indian River Chapter has been awarded a grant of $5,000.
We are very pleased to offer you this grant in support of your community outreach program. Your grant is a testament to the value the scoring team placed on your application and the likely impact your important work will have in your local military and veteran-family community.
Attached for your signature is a Memorandum of Understanding providing terms of the grant, including a requirement for your chapter to have in place a General Liability insurance policy before funds may be transferred. Also attached is a document on how to publicize your grant award.
The Development Team
MOAA Member Service Center
The MOAA Foundation, the Community Outreach Grant program offers funds to qualifying MOAA councils or chapters that provide assistance to military members and their families within their local communities. Since its launch in 2017, the program has awarded 70 grants worth a total of $264,232. Indian River Chapter has received grants.2018, 2019, 2020.
We appreciate the generosity of MOAA in supporting the activities of our chapter’s work with the Veterans “Helping Veterans Program” in Indian River County , Florida . We look forward to applying for a 2021 Community Outreach Grant to support programs which will support veterans in our community.
Pictured here is Terry Treat, 2nd VP Indian River County MOAA Chapter And Program Director Veterans Council of Indian River County Veterans Helping Veterans Program.