The Foundation for Financial Planning open the 2015 competition to help needy and poor families get control of their financial lives: How to Bring One-on-One Pro Bono Financial Planning to Your Community Grants
Funding Focus: Low-income families, underserved, financial literacy, communities; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards ranging from $5,000 to $300,000 each.
Deadline: April 30.
The foundation awards grants to nonprofits for pro bono financial advice and community outreach activities. The proposed programs must provide one-on-one sessions between underserved populations pro bono financial planners. The focus is on helping underserved populations take control of their financial lives by connecting the financial planning community to people in need.
In 2014, the average grant was $18,000. The grant’s average is not a benchmark and is subject to change annually, depending upon the number of grants received and allocation amounts.
Contact: Questions, 770/938-1110.