Economics Foundation Uses Grants to Promote Economic Literacy

As part of the effort to broaden the understanding of modern day economic system, the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation offers grants to help improve financial literacy, especially for disadvantaged children and youth.

Deadline: Sept. 15.

The foundation provides grants for programs with national impact that address: raising the public’s participation in economic education and creating a demand for greater economic literacy; encouraging measurement of economic understanding; developing the application of new strategies for teaching economics, including online and web-based instruction; and helping disenfranchised youth or young adults with children learn to participate in the economic system.

Other Grants

The foundation also provides $20,000 seed grants for novel ideas about how to address society’s biggest problems through the prism of economics. Those applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Info:; e-mail: or phone: (570) 675-7074; Fax: (570) 675-8436.

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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One Response to Economics Foundation Uses Grants to Promote Economic Literacy

  1. Fianna Scott says:

    Hello Admin,
    Nice information shared by you and thanks for sharing this useful information with us. We also want to draw your attention towards our scholarship named as “MedEvac Foundation International Children’s Scholarship”. The deadline is July 31, 2017. The program is open to those students who are enrolled or accepted into an accredited college, university or vocational-technical school.
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