Syracuse University-Institute for Veterans and Military Families


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About Us

 

The IVMF is higher education’s first interdisciplinary academic institute, singularly focused on advancing the lives of the nation’s military veterans and their families.

  • Who we serve: Individuals, organizations and communities
  • What we do: Program development & delivery, services and research, policy & evaluation
  • How we do it: As an innovative, high performing, efficient and effective organization

The IVMF is committed to advancing the post-service lives of America’s service members, veterans and their families. Supported by a world class advisory board and public and private partners, our professional staff delivers unique and innovative programs in career, vocations, and entrepreneurship education and training to post 9/11 veterans and active duty military spouses, as well as tailored programs to veterans of all eras. The IVMF also provides actionable and national impacting research, policy analysis and program evaluation; and works with communities and non-profits across the nation to enhance service delivery for the 22.5 million veterans throughout the United States and their families.

Arsenal-Success in Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Boots to Business (B2B)

For those interested in exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan.
V-WISE IGNITE
Introduction to entrepreneurship available to women veterans, active duty service women, and women military spouses/life-partners who are just beginning to explore the opportunity of small business ownership as a post-service career path.
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV)
Cutting edge entrepreneurship training program teaching the steps and stages of business creation and business management, with a tailored emphasis on the unique challenges and opportunities associated with being a veteran business owner.
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veteran Families (EBV-F)
Entrepreneurship training program that integrates training with caregiver and family matters, positioning participants to launch and grow small businesses while tending to family responsibilities. Offered to spouses and family members, or the surviving spouse of a military member who gave his or her life in service to our country.
Veteran Wonem Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE)
A women-focused training program in entrepreneurship and small business management that provides tools, ongoing support and business mentorship to veterans, active duty service members and military spouses aspiring to become successful entrepreneurs.
EBV Accelerate
Ready to take your business to the next level? Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) Accelerate is a bootcamp-style program focused on growth and tackles head-on topics such as the financial, management, marketing and strategic planning challenges established businesses face.
Veteran EDGE
Veteran EDGE (Engage. Develop. Grow. Evaluate.) is a four-day conference dedicated solely to veteran and military spouse business owners and the ecosystem that supports them.
Coalition for Veteran Owned Business (CVOB)
Coalition of private sector companies, businesses, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working to connect veteran and military family-owned business to supply chains of medium-sized and large corporations. CVOB simplifies and facilitates the process of supplying goods and services to larger employees.
Center of Excellence for Veteran Entrepreneurship (COE)
One-stop shop for everything related to veteran owned businesses. Information available to veterans seeking to begin or grow their business as well as researchers, policymakers, and public and private companies interested in veteran business ownership.
Career Preparation and Employment
A career skills program that provides civilian career training, professional certifications and job placement support to transitioning service members, members of the Reserves or National Guard, veterans, and military spouses.
Online resource offering innovative networking tools, career training, job opportunities and entrepreneurship classes. VetNet is a free service for the entire veteran and military family community.
 
Community Support
Provides veterans, transitioning service members, and their families access to a simple and effective way to access and navigate a range of supportive services in their communities. AmericaServes is the country’s first coordinated network of organizations dedicated to serving the military community by connecting them to the resources specific to their unique needs.
Provides individuals working with veterans and military families exposure to a comprehensive overview of U.S. military culture, core values, organizational structure, and history. It addresses a growing national need and perception among veterans that community providers are unresponsive, disrespectful, and lack understanding of the nuances of military culture.

 

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Additional Information

Non Profit Organization Yes

Areas of Service To Veterans Education

Who we are and what we do!

A Look at the Veteran's Background at Syracuse Univerity

Contact

Syracuse University
IVMF at Barclay, 150 Crouse Drive
Syracuse, New York 13244
United States

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315-443-0141


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