Call to Action: How Philanthropy Can Support Veterans Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan

Jun 01, 2012
  • Description

This report provides background for the New York City Veterans Fund, a collaborative fund to support veterans returning to New York City. It provides information on the state of affairs for veterans returning to New York City and the services available to them. It describes the challenges veterans and their families face in accessing federal, state, and local government programs; the services offered by government and nonprofit agencies; and gaps that can be filled by private funding. The paper is the product of a series of interviews with experts and extensive reviews of existing reports, surveys, and data sources.