These rules establish the requirements for veterans, spouses or dependents to receive benefits from the veteran trust fund.
Definition. For purpose of this chapter, “veteran” means the same as defined in Iowa Code section 35.1 or resident of Iowa who served honorably in the armed forces of the United States, completing a minimum of 90 days of active duty, other than training.
Income. Shall not exceed 200% of poverty guidelines.
Resources. Available liquid assets of the veteran cannot exceed $15,000.00, means cash on hand.
The application process starts at your local VA office.
Benefits Available to veterans and spouses:
Applications are reviewed once a month by the Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs. A decision is made at the time of review. Applicants are notified via letter of the decision with instructions on how to proceed. To get started on your application, please contact your local VA county office.