Our commitment to expanding personal finance education goes beyond our curriculum and PD offerings. We seek to grow the ecosystem of like-minded advocates, educators, and individuals. To do this, we offer various grant programs and partnership opportunities throughout the year!
Since 2019, NGPF has committed over:
IN GRANTS & PARTNERSHIP FUNDING
Current Grants & Partnerships
FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT & EQUITY (FEE) GRANT
This grant is to help build the systems and institutional support for students of color to develop financial capability. NGPF funding enables districts to hire personal finance specialists for up to a three year period.
CALIFORNIA ACCESS TO FINANCIAL EDUCATION (CAFE) GRANT
NGPF partnered with the California Department of Education to provide teacher stipends for professional development and grants to enable large districts to hire personal finance specialists.
FLORIDA ACCESS TO FINANCIAL EDUCATION (FAFE) GRANT
In partnership with Stiles-Nicholson Foundation, up to 2,000 educators in Florida will earn stipends upon completion of professional development. This grant supports the implementation of the new personal finance course guarantee in Florida.
MICHAEL JORDAN AND JORDAN BRAND GRANT
In partnership with Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand, this grant provides school districts in Detroit (MI), Fulton County (GA), New York City (NY), Philadelphia (PA) and Charlotte and Guilford County (NC) with personal finance specialists to increase access to the course.
NGPF is offering free Premium Plus Nearpod accounts to personal finance teachers! To apply, please click here.
NGPF hosts an annual contest with student submissions based on the Arcade game, Payback.
MISSISSIPPI COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Grant supports professional development for Mississippi high school educators responsible for teaching the guaranteed college and career readiness course.
Grant supports innovative non-profit organization in Philadelphia focused on developing financial capability in low-income students of color.
Grant supports various research projects including the annual NGPF State of Financial Education Report and research on effectiveness of teacher professional development.
RHODE ISLAND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (RIDE)
Grant supports a teacher ambassador program and stipends for educators upon completion of professional development. Rhode Island passed legislation in 2021 to guarantee financial education for all high school students.
FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY
Grant supports professional development activities in Florida and a research report that measured access to financial education for Florida high school students.
MICHIGAN COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Grant supports teacher professional development in light of the legislation in 2022 that guarantees a personal finance course to all Michigan high schoolers.
Grant enables NGPF to invite authors to monthly speaker series events and to provide 50 teachers with free copy of their book.
MASSACHUSETTS COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION
Grant seeks to increase access to financial education in Massachusetts through teacher stipends for completing professional development and funding for a summer FinCamp for educators.
NATIONAL JUMP$TART & STATE AFFILIATES
We continue to partner with and sponsor both the National Jump$tart and its state-specific chapters.
We support SFE&PD’s efforts to teach personal finance skills to students at historically Black colleges/universities and individuals from underserved communities.
NGPF is proud to support the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center in becoming the world's leading center for financial literacy research and policy
Multi-year grant supports podcasts to improve financial know-how for middle schoolers (Million Bazillion) and high schoolers (Dear Future Me).
Previous Grants & Partnerships
NGPF disbursed grants to schools that adopted stand-alone, 1-semester personal finance graduation requirements.
NGPF is partnering with 21 states to provide free PD and resources to educators.
RELAY GSE PD GRANT
NGPF provided 250 educators with focused PD on online facilitation and engagement strategies.