2023 Got Your 6 VetFest: Country Artists and Military Community Come Together in Music City
We welcomed hundreds of local veterans, active-duty service members, and military families at second annual Got Your 6 VetFest in Nashville. Recording artists Gretchen Wilson, Brian Kelley, The War and Treaty, Ashley Cooke, and Briston Maroney performed for the Middle Tennessee military community. It was a day of great food, games, raffles, and people!
2022 Got Your 6 Summit: Problem Solving In Veteran Support Space
In collaboration with New York City’s Department of Veterans’ Services (DVS), we hosted the Got Your 6 Summit in June 2022. Community leaders came together to problem solve in the veteran support space. Our notable guests included General George W. Casey, Jr, USA (Ret.), Craig Newmark, Bob Woodruff, New York City Mayor Eric Adams, and NYC DVS Commissioner James Hendon.
Interested in joining the Got Your 6 network?
To join our Got Your 6 network, apply via the form below.
We look forward to speaking.
Interested in joining the Got Your 6 network?
If your organization actively collaborates with others and is seeking information and resources on how to improve your collaboration, we invite you to submit this form.
Once you join the network, your organization must have a non-profit fiscal agent and provide a W-9.
Got Your 6 Grant Program
We invest in programs that help our service members, veterans, their families and caregivers thrive.
Got Your 6 Impact Stories
Frequently Asked Questions
Grantees submit an application for funding during an open grant cycle and receive funding to support a specific program. Grants funding is not automatically renewed or guaranteed; organizations must re-apply to request additional funding. Learn more about grant eligibility requirements and current BWF grant priorities:
Local partners receive smaller funding amounts often earmarked for certain issues, and a partnership with us is much more than just funding. We offer mentorship, training and resources to help smaller organizations grow and work together to achieve the maximum positive impact on their local veteran and military community.
First, check the directory to see if there is an active collaborative in your area. There may already be a group working on issues that you care about.
If there’s not a veterans’ collaborative in your area, fill out the form and we’ll review it. If approved, we’ll ask you to sign a mutual commitment letter and complete a guided self-assessment so that we can assign you to intentional learning cohorts and tailor our programming to your needs.
You’ll start receiving information about scholarship opportunities, and invitations to private shared learning events and funding opportunities.
If your organization is approved, we’ll ask you to sign a mutual commitment letter and complete a guided self-assessment so that we can assign you to a learning cohorts and tailor our programming to your needs.
You’ll start receiving information about scholarship opportunities, and invitations to private professional development events, and collaboration funding opportunities.
If you haven’t already, join Bobslist to continue networking and learning from one another.
Joining is a two-step process:
Log in to Google using your preferred email address. If you don’t have a Gmail then use any email to create a Google account.
Fill out the short request to join form by “asking to join the group” and entering your local partner name (not the organization for which you work).
Find some of our past tools/resources here.
Craig Newmark Philanthropies
Craig Newmark Philanthropies is leading together with the Bob Woodruff Foundation to provide the most comprehensive, contemporary and needed support for veterans, their families and caregivers. From national, best-in-class programs to local, community-based solutions, the Craig Newmark “Next Chapter” initiative with the Bob Woodruff Foundation is ensuring that veteran issues and challenges are recognized, understood, and addressed. Additionally, with Craig’s support, the Bob Woodruff Foundation is embarking on a multiyear initiative to address food insecurity in the veteran and military family population. This initiative includes a targeted effort to address veterans’ acute food insecurity as well as an investment in long-term services and resources.
Learn more about our partnership Craig Newmark Philanthropies Announces Additional $15M Donation to Conquer Food Insecurity Across the Country
The Bob Woodruff Foundation has partnered with Toyota to address a host of pressing challenges in the veteran and military family community, including mobility, financial inclusion, and veteran employment. Toyota’s exceptionally generous investments in BWF programming have supported best-in-class programming with measurable results. In 2020 and 2021, Toyota and Lexus brought much-needed attention and funding support to veterans’ issues through charity auctions of new vehicles, including the triumphant return of the Toyota Supra and the introduction of the 2021 Lexus LC 500.
Pendleton Whisky strives to live by the Code of the West — a way of life with values that are simple, yet timeless. Pendleton Whisky and the Bob Woodruff Foundation have teamed up to provide meaningful, long-term support to our veterans and their families with the challenges they face after service. Together, “we’ve got your 6.”
Learn more about our partnership. Visit Pendleton’s website.
Wells Fargo Foundation
The Bob Woodruff Foundation has partnered with the Wells Fargo Foundation as part of their priority initiatives on COVID relief, including addressing homelessness and housing instability. Through our local partner network and grantmaking programs, BWF and Wells Fargo are taking important steps to reduce veteran homelessness and housing instability, focusing on a range of drivers of homelessness, including COVID-related relief unemployment and wage loss, eviction prevention, emergency financial assistance, and legal support services.
Learn more about our partnership:
The Way Home
The Bob Woodruff Foundation and Wells Fargo Foundation Team to Ensure Veterans Have Safe, Stable Housing
In partnership with Pep Boys, a company founded by veterans 100 years ago, the Bob Woodruff Foundation is investing in ongoing initiatives around veteran employment & support in communities around the country. Pep Boys is a long-standing champion of the military and veteran community, focused on hiring veterans, contributing and volunteering in cities and towns, and providing veteran discounts every day. A portion of the proceeds from Pep Boys’ Limited-Edition 2021 Centennial Calendar will be donated to the Bob Woodruff Foundation.
Learn more about our partnership Pep Boys Prepares to Celebrate Centennial Anniversary, Commits to Supporting Americas Veteran
Purchase the Pep Boys’ Limited Edition 2021 Centennial Calendar