IN SERVICE TO THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED
As the first institute of its kind in the nation, the IVMF leverages the intellectual, programmatic and human capital resources of higher education in support of the post-service life course of the nation’s veterans and military families. The IVMF focuses on developing impactful programming, cultivating actionable research, conducting policy analysis and providing technical assistance positioned to address the social, economic and public policy challenges facing the veterans’ community. The IVMF team approaches this mission as a collaboration, forging enduring partnerships with government, private industry, institutions of higher education, philanthropic organizations and stakeholders committed to supporting transitioning service members, veterans and their families.
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IVMF Releases Weekly Research Brief: Soldiers to Citizens
The IVMF Publishes Four Briefs on Veteran Homelessness
Google Global Impact Award Supports Advances in Veteran's Higher Education
Education ImpactIVMF is a recipient of the Google Global Impact Award
The IVMF, along with three other veteran-supporting organizations, have been selected as a recipient of the Google Global Impact Award. The grant will be used to fund research on the whole of the veteran experience in higher education with the end goal of determining a set of best practices that will support veteran higher education from recruiting and enrollment to graduation.
IVMF Executive Director, Mike Haynie, Among List of Keynotes at Disney Veterans Institute
Education ImpactIVMF executive director among thought-leaders at Disney Veterans Institute
Mike Haynie, IVMF Executive Director and Founder, was in the company of such names as Michelle Obama and Bob Woodruff at Disney’s Heroes Work Here Veterans Institute workshop. With the goal of educating employers on how to hire and train vets, Haynie spoke about the best practices that employers should adopt when adding veterans to their workforce.
The IVMF takes a closer look at a National issue: Veteran Homelessness
Veteran ImpactIVMF Publishes Brief on Female Veteran Homelessness
As the National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC), the IVMF provided direct training and technical assistance to over 150 Homeless Veterans Reintegration Programs (HVRP). These services were provided as a result of a U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) cooperative agreement from 2010-2013. To report their findings and experiences gained while working with HVRPs, the IVMF and its NVTAC partner, Advocates for Human Potential Inc., of Delmar, N.Y., produced four briefs on veteran homelessness and employment.
Forbes.com recognizes VetNet as a top career resource
Veteran ImpactIVMF’s VetNet is recognized as top career resource
Forbes.com recently released its list of the ‘Top 100 Websites for Your Career,’ an overview of the best online services available for job seekers. Included on the list is VetNet, a service sponsored by the IVMF, Hiring Our Heroes and Hire Heroes USA, that is aimed at veterans transitioning to civilian life after service. The site includes videos, resume and career advice and links to programs for veteran entrepreneurs.
IVMF Releases Summary of National Summit on Women Veteran Homelessness
National ImpactNational Summit brings research, policy and practice experts together to end women veteran homelessness
The National Summit on Women Veteran Homelessness was held in Chicago on May 2-3, 2013 to find solutions to the problems faced by women veterans post- service. The Summit brought together area experts in research, policy and practice as well as women veterans who have lived the experience of being homeless, to push action and seek new information that will put an end to the issue. For a full recap of the Summit, click here.
IVMF helps to secure $24 million in funding to aid New York State veterans
Local ImpactIVMF technical assistance efforts are cited as the key in tripling the amount of funds from the Department of Veterans Affairs for New York State.
Through a strategic partnership and grant from the New York State Health Foundation, the IVMF worked with organizations across the state to triple the amount of VA funding earmarked to serve New York State veterans families in the coming federal fiscal year. Beginning in October, communities from Long Island to Buffalo will have resources exclusively organized to serve New York State veterans and their families, ensuring that New York State will have near complete county coverage for services and supports to prevent homelessness among veterans and their families.
IVMF launches career opportunities website
Employment impactWant to work at the IVMF?
As a fast-paced and growing organization, we are always looking for new opportunities and are regularly in search of employees with a similar mindset. Open positions at the institute can be found on our new Careers page. If you are interested in hearing about future employment opportunities at the IVMF, submit your resume and contact information here.
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