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Who We Are

We are exclusively focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of veteran services across the public and private sector. NAVSO is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of veterans and military families. We do this by providing essential resources to those who serve them: we commission research, offer educational programing, offer direct consultation, use technology to join together veteran-serving organizations in a national network to improve collaboration/partnerships, and facilitate the evaluation of meaningful services. 

Our Focus Areas and Services

NAVSO provides essential resources to those who serve veterans and military families so they are more effective in meeting their needs. Collectively, these services improve the veteran services marketplace so families find quality programs when and where they are needed:

  • Research: NAVSO oversees and funds evidence-based, actionable research concerning the evolving needs of veterans and military families and the leading solutions facilitating their success.
  • Educate: NAVSO educates service providers via research results, provides quality benchmarks and shares best practices while providing actionable ways to implement them in their community. NAVSO educates through online webinars, speaking engagements and conferences.
  • Consult: NAVSO experts advise veteran-serving organizations, government agencies and corporations to help them identify key areas of need and to improve their services for veterans and military families.
  • Collaborate: NAVSO facilitates collaboration by creating a shared vision around high-impact, evidence-based benchmarks. Through the NAVSO network, member organizations have access to toolkits and shared data; participate in national task forces; and connect with like-minded organizations and other stakeholders such as government agencies, corporations and philanthropy.     
  • Evaluate: NAVSO provides quality benchmarks and helps organizations measure the effectiveness of their programs. NAVSO believes evidence-based decision-making will ultimately help more organizations deliver higher-quality services to more veterans and their families.


By Joining NAVSO:

Employees and Volunteers:
  • Find Grant Funding Faster using our exclusive (Grant Map)
  • Connect to like-minded professionals who share your passion for serving via our members' only peer environment (Forum)
  • Spend less time searching for important and relevant information via our collection of resources (Library)
  • Become more effective at meeting the complex needs of veterans and military families via our courses (Tools > Courses)
  • Attend our webinars or replay prior webinars at no additional cost (Events)
  • Receive discounts on select vendors as a nonprofit employee through PurchasingPoint
Organizations, Companies and Agencies:
  • Better identify donors through our Grant Map that contains $1B worth of grant data
  • Can better identify veterans, their locations and their needs via our newest resource (Measuring Communities)
  • Spend less time training entry-level employees and interns by using our collection of resources and courses to help them self-educate
  • Gain access to the latest information concerning veterans and their needs
  • Accelerate their effects by leveraging new relationships
  • Nonprofit organizations can access discounts to office supplies, rental cars, insurance and more…These savings alone can pay for the cost of your membership! PurchasingPoint (exclusive to paid members)

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"Your Grant Map has replaced all the tools we previously used to identify proven donors."

“…having a centralized organization that can help us all to coordinate, collaborate and stay informed is incredibly useful.”

“Calls with donors are being set up that we would not have been able to have without you”

"Thank you all for what you are doing in advancing our cause!"

“I love being part of a community of experts dedicated to solving these problems.”

“This info was exactly what I need for a board strategic planning session this Friday. Right on and timely for our battle planning and strategic direction.”

"I was very satisfied with the webinar and signed up for a 3 year subscription. I have already recommended NAVSO to some other non-profits."


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Existing Users:

  • Able-Disabled Advocacy
  • America's Warrior Partnership
  • American Military University
  • American Red Cross (ARC)
  • Arizona Coalition for Military Families
  • Armed Services YMCA
  • Bob Woodruff Foundation
  • Boot Campaign
  • Boots Up
  • Boulder Crest Retreat
  • Blue Star Families
  • Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska
  • The Breath Center
  • Bunker Labs
  • Bush Center (George W. Bush Presidential Center)
  • California Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU)
  • Care Source (Palm Beach County)
  • Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
  • The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
  • Child Guidance Center
  • Children and Family Futures
  • Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation
  • Code of Support Foundation (COSF)
  • Code Platoon
  • Connecticut Veterans Legal Center
  • Corporate America Supports You (CASY)
  • Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
  • Denver County Veteran Services
  • DePaul University Multi-Faith Veterans Project
  • Dog Tag Bakery
  • Dog Tag Buddies
  • Dryhootch Of America Inc
  • Easter Seals of Southern California
  • Elizabeth Dole Foundation
  • Elks National Veterans Service Commission
  • Families Forward
  • Florida Coastal School of Law Veterans Legal Collaborative
  • Forida ESGR
  • Foundation For Women Warriors
  • Four Block
  • Gary Sinise Foundation
  • Goodwill Industries of Orange County
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Headstrong Project
  • Health & Disability Advocates
  • Hero's Bridge
  • High Performance Adaptive
  • Hire Heroes USA
  • Hiring Our Heroes
  • Hope For The Warriors
  • Human Options
  • IAVA
  • Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Illinois Equal Justice Initiative
  • Illinois Joining Forces Foundation
  • Infinite Hero
  • Irvine Valley College
  • Jewish Vocational Services
  • Job Ready Veterans
  • The Joint Staff (JCS)
  • The Jonas Project
  • Justice For Vets
  • Kids Rank
  • Leave No Veteran Behind
  • Legal Assistance of Western NY
  • Lewis University Student Veterans of America
  • Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Midwest Military Outreach
  • Military Community Connection
  • Military Outreach USA
  • Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC-V)
  • The Mission Continues
  • Mission United (Legal Aid Service)
  • Mt. Carmel Center of Excellence
  • MVP Vets
  • National Able Network
  • National Association of County Veterans Service Officers (NACVSO)
  • National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA)
  • National Veterans Transition Services, Inc. (aka REBOOT)
  • Navy SEAL Foundation
  • NCIRE - Veterans Health Research Institute
  • Nevada Department of Veterans Services
  • New England Center and Home for Veterans
  • New Pisgah Veterans New Beginnings
  • Northern Virginia Veterans Association
  • NYC Veterans Alliance
  • Operation Code
  • Operation Engage America
  • Operation Mend (UCLA)
  • Palmetto Warrior Connection
  • Paralyzed Veterans of American (PVA)
  • Pasadena City College
  • Patriots and Paws
  • Project Renewal
  • Project Sanctuary
  • Project Welcome Home Troops
  • Psych Armor Institute
  • Quality of Life Foundation
  • RAND
  • Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Home Base Program
  • Rush Road Home
  • Salvation Army (Haven)
  • Samueli Institute
  • San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center
  • Sierra Club Outdoors
  • Silhouettes For Vets
  • Semper Fi Fund
  • Sentinels of Freedom
  • Service Women's Action Network (SWAN)
  • STEM Veterans USA
  • Still Serving Together
  • Still Serving Veterans
  • Stop Soldier Suicide
  • Strength in Support
  • Student Veterans of America (SVA)
  • Swords to Plowshares
  • Teach For America, Military Veteran Outreach & Support Initiative
  • Team River Run
  • Team Rubicon
  • Tennessee Dept of Labor Veterans
  • Texas Veterans Commission
  • Thresholds
  • Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
  • Travis Manion Foundation
  • Trickster Art Gallery
  • United States Army (USA)
  • United States Navy Reserve (USNR)
  • United States Navy (USN)
  • United Way of Broward County
  • University of Central Missouri, Military and Veterans Success Center
  • University of New Mexico Student Health Center
  • USAA
  • USO of Illinois
  • USO-NC
  • U.S.VETS
  • Valparaiso Law School
  • Veteran Staffing Network (Easter Seals)
  • Veterans Affairs (VA)
  • Veterans Bridge Home
  • Veterans Inc.
  • Veterans In Global Leadership
  • Veterans Leadership Program (Western Pennsylvania)
  • Veterans Legal Institute
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
  • Veterans R&R
  • Veterans' Transition Forum
  • Veterati
  • Vets Bridge To Employment
  • Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
  • Volunteers of America (VOA)
  • Warrior Canine Connection
  • Warrior Summit Coalition
  • Wayne State Law School Advocates for Warriors Project
  • Weingart Center for the Homeless
  • West Side Institute for Science and Education
  • William & Mary Law School's Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic
  • Women's Business Development Center
  • Women's Center for Advancement
  • Workforce Development Coucil of Seattle-King County
  • YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago Urban Warriors
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Costs of Membership:

NAVSO offers simple pricing for organizations, companies and government agencies that want to join after their trial period ends. Each organizational membership offers unlimited access to your employees and volunteers (up to 100 user accounts per organization/company/agency). 


Monthly plan: $41.00 per month

Pre-paid 1-year membership:  $429.00 (12% discount)

Pre-paid 2-year membership:  $643.00 (25% discount)

Pre-paid 3-year membership:  $772.00 (40% discount)



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New, Young or Small Nonprofit? Need a Scholarship?

We recognize many of the organizations that need our services most are nascent, making the cost of our services difficult to justify in the early years. Yet, accessing our tools, learning in our webinars and collaborating with others will help these same organizations scale to greater impacts faster. As a result, we're happy to consider scholarship requests from nonprofit organizations with annual revenues less than $100,000 per year. Request your scholarship now.





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