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Financial Literacy Education Fund

Grants to Delaware Nonprofits and Schools for Financial
Literacy Programs for K-12 Students and Adults

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Delaware Office of the State Bank Commissioner

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Grants of up to $30,000 to Delaware nonprofit organizations and schools for economic and financial literacy programs serving adults and youth. Proposals will be evaluated on their potential to improve the financial literacy of Delaware residents. Particular interest is given to preventive, forward-thinking, and proactive programs.

Applications for programs and services designed to reach populations or geographic regions within the State that have had limited access to financial literacy programs are encouraged.

Grants will be awarded to schools or other organizations for:

1. K-12 Financial Literacy Programs - Programs that provide financial and economic literacy skills for students in grades K-12.

2. Adult Financial Literacy Programs - Programs that provide financial and economic literacy skills for adults.

3. Targeted Campaigns - Education is the first line of defense against fraud and deception. Education can help individuals make well-informed decisions before they spend their money. The targeted campaign application, which may include proposed media campaigns and forums, 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.

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GrantWatch ID#: 169807

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Estimated Size of Grant:

-K-12 Financial Literacy Programs: Maximum request is $30,000
-Adult Financial Literacy Programs: Maximum request is $30,000
-Targeted Campaigns: Maximum request is $30,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All schools recognized by the Delaware Department of Education and nonprofit 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.

Agencies receiving a Financial Literacy Education Fund Grant must serve the State of Delaware and its residents without discrimination based on race, religion, gender, age, disability, or national origin.

Pre-Application Information:

For 2017, grant applications will be available on July 26, 2017, and are due no later than September 15, 2017.

Contact Information:

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

Ms. Dawn Hollinger
P: 302-739-4235
F: 302-739-3609

Office of the State Bank Commissioner
555 East Loockerman Street, Suite 210
Dover, Delaware 19901

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USA: Delaware