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Financially Literate Youth (FLY) Program
|Sponsored by CompareCards.com|
|Contact:||CompareCardsí FLY Program|
205 King St. Ste. 310
Charleston, SC 29401
Phone: 843.501.0802 (Local); 800.280.1855 (Toll-free)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or use the online contact form at http://www.comparecards.com/contact.
|Description:||The CompareCardsí Financially Literate Youth (FLY) Program is funding four grants to go towards the implementation of a financial education program in school systems. Kindergarten through grade 12 public, private, or charter schools in the United States are eligible to apply. The school must have implemented or is looking to implement a financial education project/curriculum; a measurement tool is or will be in place to assess participation in and comprehension of the project/curriculum; and the school agrees to share overall results with CompareCards upon the programís completion, to assess the effectiveness and look for areas to improve.|
Applications must be submitted through the online portal. Only one application may be submitted per school. Applications will be evaluated based on the quality and feasibility of the proposed or existing programs and the potential of the program to effectively educate youth about financial choices.
|Eligibility:||Private, Public, Charter|
|Award(s):||Four grants of $5,000 each are awarded.|
|Deadline(s):||Applications are due September 26, 2014.|
|Grade Level(s):||K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12|
|Content Area(s):||Social Sciences|
Themes and Skills:
|Financial, Entrepreneurial, Economic, Business Literacy|