In service to those who have served.


Our Mission + Vision

A future where all individuals and families who serve in defense of our nation are empowered to thrive. Learn more about IVMF.

Career Training

The dedication and discipline of military service make you an ideal candidate for many employers. Leverage all that IVMF’s Onward to Opportunity (O2O) career training has to offer to make that next chapter a reality. Discover your new career path with O2O and you’ll be on the road to civilian success.

Entrepreneurship

IVMF Entrepreneurship programs can help you in every phase of the life of your business. From ideation to start-up to growth, you’ll find the coursework and resources to jump-start your business here.

Community Services

IVMF’s AmericaServes community-based service program can deliver the services and support that you need to get on your feet and hit the ground running. Find out how AmericaServes can help you when you need it most.

Research & Analytics

IVMF is a national leader in providing the research and data that can help our veterans, active military and their families be successful in their post-service lives. Dig in and use our research and data to better serve those who have served.

Apply

Every great journey starts by taking the first step. Use our website to research potential paths and then connect with our admissions team and you’re on your way. If you need advice and help along the way, we’re here for you.

Higher Education

Syracuse is designated as the 2019 Military Times #1 Private School for Vets/#5 Overall in the Best for Vets. With Yellow Ribbon, Post 9/11 GI Bill students can receive additional funding so that 100% of your required tuition and fees will be covered. Learn more about Syracuse University.

Mission Posts


6.23.21

Watch The Livestream of the SyracuseServes Launch Event


The IVMF is proud to partner with the City of Syracuse to launch SyracuseServes in order to assist veterans and military-connected families in the City and throughout the local region. Watch the livestream!... Read More ▶

6.17.21

The 2021 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs is now open!


We use this information to provide insights to those interested in understanding the military-affiliated entrepreneurship community, and to equip military-affiliated entrepreneurs for success. The results from this survey inform the public, private, ... Read More ▶

3.31.21

IVMF 10-Year


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families has been easing the transition to post-service life for a decade.... Read More ▶

Onward to opportunity graduate Leshelle Moore.

“In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure.”

Military Installation: Fort Carson
Sec+ Graduate
Systems Administrator, Northrop Grumman, Since September 2018

LeShelle Moore-Domesca

Specialist, US Army