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The IVMF and its staff of more than 70 professionals deliver class-leading programs in career, vocational and entrepreneurship education and training, providing service members, veterans and their families with the skills needed to be successful in education, work and life. The IVMF also coordinates comprehensive collective impact strategies; and works with communities and nonprofits to enhance service delivery for veterans and their families.

Career Preparation & Employment


Onward to Opportunity (O2O)

Provides in-demand, industry-specific training in information technology and customer excellence to transitioning service members, all Guard and Reserve, and active duty spouses who are navigating the transition to civilian employment. Offered on U.S. military installations across the country.


Veterans Career Transition Program (VCTP)

A 12 month, advisor-led, online learning program, delivered to post 9/11 veterans and military spouses; includes 21 pathways leading to a Syracuse University Certificate of Completion. Students may choose to work toward an industry certification through globally recognized organizations including PMP, CISSP, and SPHR.



Online resource offering innovative networking tools, career training, job opportunities and entrepreneurship classes. VetNet is a free service for the entire veteran and military family community.


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Entrepreneurship & Small Business


Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE)

Women-focused training program in entrepreneurship and small business management that provides tools, ongoing support and business mentorship to veterans, active duty service members and military spouses aspiring to become successful entrepreneurs.


Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV)

Cutting edge entrepreneurship training program teaching the steps and stages of business creation and business management, with a tailored emphasis on the unique challenges and opportunities associated with being a veteran business owner.


Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans’ Families (EBV-F)

Entrepreneurship training program that integrates training with caregiver and family matters, positioning participants to launch and grow small businesses while tending to family responsibilities. Offered to spouses and family members, or the surviving spouse of a military member who gave his or her life in service to our country.


Boots to Business (B2B)

Provider of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)’s two step entrepreneurial education and training program as part of the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). B2B is delivered on installations worldwide. The curriculum provides assistance to those interested in exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities.


Boots to Business Reboot

Providing veterans of all eras, National Guard members, reservists and military spouses an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge of the components of a business plan, opportunity recognition, and public and private resources.


Coalition for Veteran Owned Business (CVOB)

Coalition of private sector companies, businesses, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working to connect veteran and military family-owned business to supply chains of medium-sized and large corporations. CVOB simplifies and facilitates the process of supplying goods and services to larger employees.

Center of Excellence (COE) for Veteran Entrepreneurship

One-stop shop for everything related to veteran owned businesses. Information available to veterans seeking to begin or grow their business as well as researchers, policymakers, and public and private companies interested in veteran business ownership.


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Community Support


Provides veterans, transitioning service members, and their families access to a simple and effective way to access and navigate a range of supportive services in their communities. AmericaServes is the country’s first coordinated network of organizations dedicated to serving the military community by connecting them to the resources specific to their unique needs.


Military Culture 101

Provides individuals working with veterans and military families exposure to a comprehensive overview of U.S. military culture, core values, organizational structure, and history. MC101 addresses a growing national need and perception among veterans that community providers are unresponsive, disrespectful, and lack understanding of the nuances of military culture.


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