Grants Charitable Service Trust Supports other not-for-profit, tax-exempt organizations that strive to meet the needs of ill and injured veterans and their families. 2018 DAV Transportation Network & Columbia Trust Grant Application The Columbia Trust application that all Departments and Chapters applying for Van Grant must submit. Deadline, even if the full cost is being paid by Dept/Chapters, is Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. The Columbia Trust Chapters & Dept. Commander and Adjutant are encouraged to apply when funds are needed to initiate or continue projects to serve sick and injured veterans.