Ohio Department of Veterans Services



Military Injury Relief Fund (MIRF)
The Military Injury Relief Fund grants a one-time, tax-exempt monetary payment to military service members injured in active service as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States serving after October 7, 2001, and to individuals diagnosed with post-traumatic stress while serving after October 7, 2001.
 
Please contact the MIRF Program at 1-877-644-6838, opt. 3 with any other questions not addressed below.
 
How do I apply for a MIRF grant?
Complete our application.
Please fill out all fields on page 1 and refer to page 2 for documentation requirements, or see our downloadable brochure. You may also pick up an application at your County Veterans Service Office.
Frequently Asked Questions
I cannot locate a copy of my DD-214. Where can I get help with this?
Can I receive the grant more than once?
How will I know if my application was received?
How much money will I receive from the grant?
Is MIRF grant money considered taxable income?
I no longer live in Ohio, but I was an Ohio resident at the time of my injury. Can I still apply for a grant?
How long will it take to receive my grant?
What if I move while waiting for my MIRF grant? Will my check be forwarded to my new address?
What if there are no funds available when I apply? Will I have to re-apply?
If I am awarded a grant, can I still receive other services for which I am eligible?
I am a disabled veteran who served prior to October 7, 2001. Can I apply for a MIRF grant?
If my MIRF application is denied, is there an appeal process I can pursue?
I am currently stationed out of state, but my state of legal residence at the time of my injury was Ohio.
Am I eligible for MIRF?
Who can I contact to find out the status of my MIRF application?
If my spouse was killed or died as a result of injuries while serving after October 7, 2001 as an active service member of the Armed Forces or was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress while serving after October 7, 2001, can the MIRF grant be applied for on their behalf?
I want to make a donation to the MIRF Program. To whom should I send my donation?
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