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Grants for Financial Literacy Programs

Wed, Mar 30, 2016 @ 09:03 AM / by Paulette Pierre posted in grant opportunity, grants, financial literacy grants, financial literacy, grants for financial literacy, finance grants

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Spring is just around the corner and with it brings thoughts of cleaning, dusting, and getting the house ready for the warmer weather. Spring is also a great time for many to spruce up their financial housex. Now that the holidays are but a memory, many consumers are deeper in debt than when they started the Christmas season.  According to a 2015 survey conducted by Pew Charitable Trusts, “Six in 10 households suffered a financial shock in the past year.” In addition, “55 percent of households struggled to make ends meet after experiencing their most expensive financial shocks.” Given these sobering findings, here are some examples of grants geared toward financial literacy programs that may help alleviate the unpleasant surprises. Two of these grants support nonprofits offering financial education programming for individuals in underserved communities. The third focuses more on research.

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