Economic Literacy and Education Program Grants

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Subject: Education, Economic Education, Financial Education, Disadvantaged Youth
Deadline: Feb. 15, 2017

"Addressing the issue of economic illiteracy remains the mission of the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation. The Foundation has an abiding interest in elevating the nation’s understanding of the need for economic education. It will support programs that raise various public’s participation in economic education and/or create a demand for greater economic literacy. The application of new strategies for teaching economics including on-line and web-based instruction is of interest to the Foundation. Projects, policy studies, or programs that encourage measurement of economic understanding more often and/or more effectively are of specific interest. The large number of students at risk of leaving school, and hence never effectively participating in the nation’s economic system are of concern to the Foundation. Programs that help otherwise disenfranchised youth and/or young adults with children learn to participate in the economic system are very important to the Foundation."

Funder: The Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation
Eligibility: Non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations.
Amount: "The average grant is approximately $22,000, however grants as small as $3,500 and as large as $150,000 have been made."
Contact: Link.