P.O. Box 678, Lecanto, Florida 34460- 2065 


The Citrus County Veterans Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit charitable organization whose sole purpose is to disperse funds to cover emergency financial expenses to eligible veterans (Honorable Discharge and Citrus County resident) or their surviving spouse.  These grants are not for the purpose of recurring financial obligations but rather temporary assistance to aid the veteran or their surviving spouse for single emergencies.

Qualifying Criteria and Required Documentation for All Applicants

Must be honorably discharged from respective branch of service – DD-214 required.

Must be a Citrus County resident – Driver’s License or State ID required.

Veteran’s total income plus all income from household members.

Number of veteran’s biological, legally adopted or foster children living in home – Appropriate documents for each child.

Spouse information – Marriage license.

Copy of eviction (and lease agreement) or foreclosure notice issued in applicant’s name, if requesting short term assistance with rent or mortgage payment.

Copy of bill issued in applicant’s name with amount due for emergency need.

Copy of estimate of repair or service issued in applicant’s name for emergency need.

The following needs do not qualify as emergency situations: life or medical insurance premiums; telephone bills (including cell phones and cable); college tuition; college loans; transportation for personal travel; bills in any name other than the applicant; or other expenses deemed non-essential.

Please note:  If applicant does not have a copy of DD-214 the Citrus County Veterans Service Office may assist the applicant in obtaining it.  Applications require approval by a majority of the CCVF Board of Directors.  All applications will remain confidential and in the possession of the Citrus County Veterans Service Office.  


Print the form, fill it out and mail to:

Citrus County Veterans Service Office

ATTN:  Phillip Watson

2804 W. Marc Knighton Ct.

Lecanto, FL 34461