Frequently Asked Questions
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Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) builds mutually beneficial civil-military partnerships between US communities and the Department of Defense (DoD) to:
IRT contributes to the nation’s security, prosperity, and democratic strength.
Public entities and private non-profit entities within the United States, its territories, and possessions are eligible.
Federal, regional, State, local, and State- or Federal-recognized tribal government entities are designated as eligible in the law. Proof of government status, such as a founding law or charter, may be required.
Some youth and charitable organizations are directly designated as eligible in the law:
For a viable IRT partnership, non-DoD partners must provide: