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


11.17.20

The American Legion Presents the 2020 Patriot Award to the IVMF


The nation’s largest veterans organization recognized the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) with its prestigious Patriot Award during a presentation at Syracuse University. The ceremony took place at the new National Veterans Reso... Read More ▶

11.10.20 | Entrepreneurship

National Survey of Military Affiliated Entrepreneurs: 2020 Key Highlights


The IVMF National Survey of Military Affiliated Entrepreneurs monitors trends in the activity, needs, and economic, social, and policy barriers of military-affiliated entrepreneurs in the United States. In its inaugural year, the intent was to draw f... Read More ▶

11.11.20

$7.5 Million in New Funding to Support Syracuse University’s IVMF Work with Veterans and Military Families


Syracuse University is marking Veterans Day with the announcement of $7.5 million in new funding to advance the Institute of Veterans and Military Families’ (IVMF) work supporting veterans and military families in the face of the global pandemic. T... 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