The Institute for Veterans and Military Families Receives $450,000 Grant from Sam’s Club Giving Program to Support Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

Veterans and military spouse business owners join forces at the inaugural V-WISE Graduate Conference in San Antonio, November 2014 The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) today announces it received a $450,000 grant from Sam’s Clu... Read More ▶


Blog: Military Spouse Appreciation Day

By Mitch Forbes - U.S. Army veteran, Syracuse University student veteran, and IVMF Student Support Intern - Entrepreneurship Military Spouse Appreciation Day is a time to honor the sacrifices and contributions that military spouses make in support o... Read More ▶


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Leverages Community-Based Resources to Improve Lives

By Mike Schindler,  IVMF Program Manager of Community Services  In a continued effort to better serve Veterans and their families, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center for Innovation (VACI) joined forces in early April 2017 with Sy... Read More ▶


The building block(chains) of AmericaServes: efficiency, timeliness, and transparency

By Jim McDonough, IVMF, Dan Brillman, Unite US, & Maggie Pollard, Accenture Federal Services In a recently-penned LinkedIn post, Sam Caplan, Director of Technology and Data for the Walmart Foundation, posits that Blockchain, an emerging techno... Read More ▶


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University Wins 2017 Skillsoft Innovation Award for Creating an Impact: Learning

[SYRACUSE, NY, April 18, 2017] – The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University announced that it has been honored by Skillsoft, the global leader in eLearning as a 2017 Innovation Award winner for demonstrating exce... Read More ▶


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University Announces New Manager of Community Engagement & Innovation for WAServes Program

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (April 17, 2017) – Today, the Institute for Veteran and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University announced that Mike Schindler has joined the organization as Program Manager of Community Engagement & Innovation. In this r... Read More ▶


The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University Releases Request for Proposals (RFP) to Manage Coordinated Network of Care and Services for Veterans, Service Members and Their Families in Western North Carolina

Asheville, North Carolina (April 6, 2017) — The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University is looking to expand its NCServes coordinated delivery system into the Western region of North Carolina and is seeking propo... Read More ▶


SBA Awards Funding to Organizations Offering Entrepreneurship Training to Women Veterans and Military Spouses

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration this week announced the awarding of $300,000 in Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training Program grants to three organizations offering small business development resources to women veterans and m... Read More ▶


VetSmallBiz Winner ‘Exercises’ Bold Business Plan for the Win

By Kathryn Thomas, Navy Veteran and Owner of Yoga 4 Change. Kathryn won 2nd place - $25,000 - and "Best Social Venture" at our VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge sponsored by The Marcus Foundation.  From the age of eleven, I always wanted to be a Navy H... Read More ▶


Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) at Louisiana State University (LSU)

Aspiring veteran entrepreneurs converge on campus for intensive nine-day residency to learn the ‘nuts and bolts’ of business ownership. Baton Rouge, LA –  Nine disabled veterans from New York, Indiana, Georgia, Missouri, and Rhode Island ha... Read More ▶