Thank you for reaching out to Easterseals Dixon Center for Military and Veteran Services. Through a generous grant from an anonymous donor we are initiating the Female Veterans Project that allows for female veterans to apply for emergency financial assistance. The emergency financial assistance is for female veterans, their spouse, caregiver, or child. This is a one-time grant to female veterans and their families in order to assist in their recovery from financial hardships. As stated, our grants are a one-time occurrence though on rare occasion we may approve a second grant. We assist only those veterans who are actively participating in improving their lives, which through no fault of their own have gotten into financial trouble.

We will accept applications until funds have been exhausted.

Listed below are instructions and criteria regarding the application process. In order for the application packet to be complete, we will need the application, a copy of the DD214/DD215, and a copy of the actual bill(s) or invoice(s) that you would like us to consider. We will also need you to return a completed release form and W-9. Both of these are included in the application download. If all of these items are not included in your packet, your application packet will not be considered.

If you have any additional questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Applicants can request for emergency financial assistance for the following:

You may submit your application one of two ways.
Scan and email it to: or
Fax it to: 202-737-7914 ATTN: Female Veterans Project

Click Here to Download Application

This file is large and will take time to download. Thank you.

For questions or concerns, you can contact Sara Heidenheimer
or 202-347-3066