Frequently Asked Questions
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I'm a veteran and would like to apply. What should I do?
You may download a copy of the application form from this website. You can also request a form from the Grant Administrator:
16 Francis Street,
Annapolis, MD 21401
I would like to donate to the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. Where would I go to do that?
Click this link to access the Charlotte Hall donation page.
What is the approval process for a grant/loan?
Once the application has been completed it is reviewed by the Maryland Trust Fund Review Committee, which consists of the Deputy Secretary, MDVA Directors, and representatives from the Maryland Veterans Commission and the Maryland Veterans Home Commission. Recommendations are made to the Secretary or designee, who makes the final decision on application approval.
Decisions are contingent upon the veteran's present situation and are made as soon as possible depending on the urgency of the situation.
I am a veteran and would like to start a business; can I apply for the trust fund?
No, the trust fund was established to help veterans and their families who are experiencing financial struggles and for organizations serving veterans and their families. However, The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), in consultation with the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA), is currently accepting applications for no-interest loans via the Military Personnel and Service-Disabled Veterans No-Interest Loan Program. Additional information can be found here: www.mdva.state.md.us/state/employment.html
I have a business and would like to fundraise with you. Who do I contact?
If you or your business is interested in meeting with the fund administrator to discuss possible partnerships, please email Mark Hendricks.
I would like to donate in honor of someone- how would I do that?
If you would like to give your donation to the fund in honor of a veteran or service member, please indicate that on your donation form. You can also contact the fund administrator, Mark Hendricks, by email or at 410-974-2399.