How the Schultz Family Foundation Backs Young People and Veterans

The foundation has been a steady supporter of veterans, working in this area for close to a decade. In partnership with the IVMF and Onward to Opportunity initiative provides a free, on-base training and hiring program for active service members, vet... Read More ▶


IVMF Instructor Among Boots to Business Instructors of the Year

Today, May 9th, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced six recipients of the “Boots to Business (B2B) Instructor of the Year” award. Each year, representatives from the SBA and its partner network are honored for their excellence ... Read More ▶


Applications Now Open for Veterans Program for Politics and Civic Engagement 2022!

This is not a theoretical program discussing politics and what-ifs, but an intensive training and preparedness bootcamp to get real results in the political world. You can even see a few of our past alumni and their election results after taking this... Read More ▶


Military Spouse Appreciation Day is Friday!

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is Friday, May 6th. While this day is dedicated to honoring the sacrifices and service of military spouses, research shows support for military spouses is lacking. Support for military spouses is needed for them and o... Read More ▶


Student Veteran Josh Pearl Finds Success at Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium

While working at the IVMF, I was asked if I would go to Orlando, Florida, to support the Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium (VETS) 21. The annual event is hosted by the National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC). The NVSBC is the large... Read More ▶


Financial Literacy Month: Military Financial Readiness and Resources

April is National Financial Literacy Month, and a time to give particular attention to military financial readiness. Service members, veterans, and their families have unique financial circumstances that most civilians don’t have to navigate. From ... Read More ▶


New Survey Results from Post-9/11 Women Veterans Highlight Transition Needs

Recently, post-9/11 veterans shared their thoughts on the importance of addressing issues facing women veterans as part of the 2022 IAVA Member Survey. Among a variety of veteran-related topics, this collaboration between Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran... Read More ▶


From Military Child to Serving Those Who Serve

I come from a line of military service – at least one person in each generation has served in our armed forces dating back to WWI. My mother retired as an Air Force Major soon after I was born, and my dad, who piloted helicopters for 26 years, reti... Read More ▶


SyracuseServes Held Meeting to Discuss Afghan-Americans Resettling in Syracuse

On Friday, April 8th, SyracuseServes partnered with Clear Path for Veterans and Honor the Promise to host a meeting at the Daniel and Gayle D’Aniello Building, home to the National Veterans Resource Center (NVRC).... Read More ▶


IVMF COO, Maureen Casey, Declared Remarkable Woman of Central New York

Maureen Casey was honored as the winner of the 2022 Remarkable Women of Central New York. Casey stood out among the over 60 local nominees and was selected the winner among a final field of four remarkable women.... Read More ▶