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Financial Literacy Education Fund Competitive Grants

Grants to Support Financial Literacy
Programs for Youth and Adults

Agency Type:

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Funding Source:

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Financial Literacy Education Fund

Deadline Date:

02/17/12

Description:

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Grants of up to $100,000 are available for Delaware non-profits or schools that provide programs designed to improve the financial and economic literacy skills of adults and youth, with special consideration given to programs that reach citizens with limited access to financial literacy programs. The State is especially interested in funding proactive, preventive, and forward-thinking proposals.

Funding will be awarded to schools or other organizations for:
1. K-12 Financial Literacy Programs - Programs that provide financial and economic literacy skills to students in grades K-12. (Maximum request--$75,000)

2. Adult Financial Literacy Programs - Programs that provide financial and economic literacy skills for adults. (Maximum request--$75,000)

3. Targeted Campaigns - Targeted campaigns may include proposed media campaigns and forums, and should have a goal of providing financial literacy for residents facing decisions on debt, with special emphasis on reaching out to the military, seniors, and minority communities. (Maximum request--$100,000)

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 127230

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$400,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $100,000

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All schools recognized by the Delaware Department of Education and non-profit organizations within the State of Delaware that have a 501(c)(3) designation by the Internal Revenue Service are eligible to apply. No other organizational types are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant requests must be submitted electronically to dawn.hollinger@state.de.us or by mail to Ms. Dawn Hollinger, Office of the State Bank Commissioner, 555 East Loockerman Street, Suite 210, Dover, Delaware 19901.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For more information, please contact:
Dawn Hollinger
Office of the State Bank Commissioner
555 East Loockerman Street, Suite 210
Dover, Delaware 19901
dawn.hollinger@state.de.us

Phone: 302-739-4235
Fax: 302-739-3609

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Delaware