Financial Literacy

The U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat’s Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the availability of funding through the Alumni Small Grants Program. This opportunity is tailored to alumni of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored (USG) exchanged programs and seeks projects aimed at enhancing ...
This webinar addressed how states can promote financial empowerment for young people with disabilities transitioning into adulthood. The webinar discussed strategies to promote economic self-sufficiency, enhance financial literacy education models, and leverage federal programs.  Learn more.  ...
This webpage shares seven critical ways the FAFSA experience is changing for students and families in the 2024-25 school year. Learn more. 
Application deadline: Rolling basis  The American Connection Corps (ACC) is an AmeriCorps service experience dedicated to advancing economic prosperity in rural and legacy communities. ACC Members commit to a year of local service addressing the digital divide while serving in one of three program areas:  Community & Economic Development  Health & Social Capital  Agriculture ...
ACF invites young people to get involved with We Think Twice™ by becoming a We Think Twice Insider. We Think Twice™ is a movement designed with teens, for teens, to help young people make healthy decisions, set goals, manage money, improve leadership skills, look out for their mental health, and ...
This brief (PDF, 11 pages) provides policy considerations that help young people and their families foster economic self-sufficiency through financial literacy and independence. These strategies can reduce financial pressures for young people as they transition to employment and adulthood. Learn more (PDF, 11 pages). ...
This report (PDF, 26 pages) describes policies and practices that selected colleges have implemented to help survivors continue their education. The report also explores repayment options that can help eligible survivors manage their federal student loans. Learn more (PDF, 26 pages). 
This video shares simple tips and tricks on finding and applying for scholarships. Learn more. 
This guide (PDF, 40 pages) provides a foundation for organizations considering starting, expanding, or refining programs addressing the economic empowerment of people with lived experience of human trafficking. The guide shares key findings and recommendations for programming related to these five tiers of economic empowerment:   Crisis management   Career exploration  Skill building and work ...
This resource list shares links to support young people’s transitional needs and help them develop the skills needed for independent living after exiting foster care. The resources are divided into the following programmatic and practice areas:   Life Skills Assessment  General Educational Services  Postsecondary Educational Support  Career Preparation  Employment Programs and Vocational Training   Budget and Financial Management  Housing ...
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