What is KOVAR?

Watch the video for a better understanding of KOVAR and our work.

Virginia Knights have raised more than $19 million since 1971 which
has made it possible for KOVAR to help Virginians with Intellectual
Disabilities through:

Home Loans – Interest free loan program to assist in the purchase of group homes

Transportation – 20% funding to assist in purchasing vehicles needed to transport
persons with intellectual disabilities

Group Home Support – Provides grants for furniture, remodeling and renovation
projects, and new roofs

Training Programs – Necessary funding for organizations to train persons with
intellectual disability to enhance their quality of community living

Job Skill Training Programs – Grants to organizations to establish life skills training programs for persons with intellectual disabilities

Startup Programs – Grants to establish new and innovative programs designed to
assist individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families

Special Olympics Virginia - Provide grants for scholarships to reduce local program
costs to send their athletes to State Games.

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