Applicants who receive funding from any other source, such as scholarships, loans, grants, etc., whether these programs are federally-funded or private, are not eligible to receive additional funding for the same expense from the CGFEG or VPEG. Members must report all other sources of funding below the list of items claimed on page two of the 1560/10A.
U.S. Coast Guard Institute (CGF)
5900 SW 64th Street, Room 233
Oklahoma City, OK 73169-6990
Keep a copy of the form Including your receipts for your records.
Within 72 hours of receiving your application, the Institute will send you a confirmation email.
The Institute will also send you an email once your check has been mailed. Delays in processing are usually due to lack of available funds. Wait at least 2 months from receiving the "application received" email before contacting the Institute for a status update.
Foundation grants are based on a calendar year not fiscal year. Applications may be submitted throughout the year, but no later than 1 December of each CY. Multiple applications may be submitted throughout the CY until the $250 and $500 maximum has been reached.
How do I fill out the application?
The form contains detailed instructions for completion. Be sure you read the instructions, fill out the form completely and proof your application. Ask your ESO if you have questions.
Make sure that your application:
Has every block of the two-page application form is filled out and contains correct information and/or appropriate signatures and dates.
Has receipts attached. Ensure receipts are itemized, dated, and show proof of purchase in the exact amounts claimed.