Each taxpayer shall have the opportunity to indicate on the taxpayer’s New Jersey gross income tax return that a portion of the taxpayer’s tax refund or an enclosed contribution shall be deposited in any of the special funds listed below. (These are funds maintained by the NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs) **
New Jersey Veterans Haven Support Fund
The military teaches us to retrieve our wounded and bring them home. Our Veterans Haven programs, North and South, aim to meet this challenge on the streets, in the shelters, and at the front line of human existence where our brothers and sisters find themselves in their greatest time of need.
Homeless Veterans Grant Fund
The purpose of this program shall be to award grants to organizations that assist homeless veterans in this State from funds appropriated to the Department from the Homeless Veterans Grant Fund.
P.L. 2013, Chapter 239
Homeless Veterans Grant Program
Fund for the Support of NJ Nonprofit Veterans Organizations
The Fund for the Support of NJ Nonprofit Veterans Organizations for the annual distribution of grants to private nonprofit veteran organizations for programs and services supporting New Jersey veterans.
P.L. 2015, Chapter 26
Nonprofit Veterans Organizations
Korean Veterans' Memorial Fund
“To Honor, Educate, Recognize, and Commemorate” - Your support to the Korean War Memorial in Atlantic City honors all the New Jerseyans who served and especially the Servicemembers who died during the Korean War. Your contribution will be used to maintain this place of honor.
P.L. 1999, Chapter 92
New Jersey Korean War Memorial
NJ World War II Veterans’ Memorial Fund
The WWII Memorial in Trenton unfolds around the overall theme of "Victory," with three core ideas: Service, Duty and Sacrifice. The central sculptural element, named "Lady Victory" symbolically encompasses the greatness of this effort and the grace and courage of the WWII generation. Your contribution will be used to maintain this place of honor.
P.L. 2017, Chapter 203
New Jersey World War II Memorial
NJ Memorials to War Veterans Maintenance Fund
This fund provides maintenance at the State memorials for the Vietnam War, Korean War, and World War II.
P.L. 2017, Chapter 190
New Jersey War Memorials
New Jersey Yellow Ribbon Fund
The New Jersey Yellow Ribbon Fund was established for the purposes of providing support including, but not be limited to, support to defray the costs of food, housing, medical services, and other expenses for Servicemembers and their families affected by deployments.
P.L. 2015, Chapter 278
Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program
NJ National Guard State Family Readiness Council Fund
The National Guard State Family Readiness Council assesses the needs of the New Jersey National Guard families, recommends solutions to meet those needs, and seeks implementation of solutions on a state level.
P.L. 2011, Chapter 117
New Jersey National Guard State Family Readiness Council
** For additional charitable funds visit the NJ Division of Taxation website.