Franchise Opportunities for Veterans

To thank you for your military service, Neighborly offers discounts on franchise fees

Army, Navy, Air force, Marines—if you’ve served our country, Neighborly® has a special way to say, “Thank you!” All Neighborly home service franchise brands offer specially discounted franchise opportunities for veterans by participating in the VetFran program.

VetFran® is an initiative of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and the Franchise Education and Research Foundation (FERF). By lowering the barrier to entry, the program helps veterans become owners of any franchise brand that participates.

The impact of the VetFran discount program is awe inspiring:

  • There are more than 500 participating VetFran franchises.
  • Since 1991, more than 6,300 veterans have used VetFran discounts to start their own businesses.
  • Neighborly brand alone have helped nearly 400 veterans become franchise owners through VetFran, saving them more than $2 million collectively.

Why Veterans and Neighborly Are Such a Good Match

Neighborly’s founder, Don Dwyer, felt that military veterans were a great fit for franchise ownership. Why? Because veterans—like the best franchise owners—have developed discipline, leadership, and problem-solving skills within a proven system. Don Dwyer knew that many veterans were uniquely qualified to manage workforces, grow their businesses, and serve their communities.

All Neighborly brands have established business models that provide structure for veterans’ success journeys as franchisees. Our organization knows how important continued veteran support is. That’s why, in 2019, Dina Dwyer-Owens donated $250,000 to VetFran.

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Franchise Funding for Veterans & Additional Support from Neighborly

Nearly 7,000 US military veterans became franchise owners between 2011 and 2020. Are you ready to get into business for yourself but not by yourself?

Honorably discharged veterans of any branch of service who want to purchase a Neighborly home services brand franchise like Mr. Rooter® Plumbing or Rainbow International® are eligible to receive a 15 percent discount off the franchise fee for the initial single-unit purchase.

Beyond the VetFran discount, Neighborly brands proudly offer P.A.V.E. for veterans, a company-wide program that provides educational resources to qualified veterans who want to run a business.

Secure Your Opportunity

To learn more about the VetFran discount for veterans in many industries, visit the VetFran website.

If you want to know more about Neighborly’s home service franchise opportunities, contact us today.

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