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College Savings Programs

The 1:1 Fund partners with leading local college savings programs across the country that are working with low-income children saving and striving for college. Find out more about the programs below.

Children's Aid Society
College Track
Credit Do
I Have A Dream
Kindergarten to College
Mississippi College Savings Program
Nevada’s College Kick Start Program






National Match Fund

In addition to choosing a college savings program to support, donors now have the option of contributing to the new “National Match Fund” of the 1:1 Fund. The National Match Fund is a flexible pool of savings incentives and match funds that will fuel the growing CSA movement by either helping to jump-start new programs or by rewarding outstanding performance by existing programs. Click here to read more!



Meet our Savers

Browse stories of savers from around the country and hear how your donations are making a difference in their education goals.

SF Savers: For April and Her Daughter Nasia, “The Sooner the Better” for Saving

SF Savers: For April and Her Daughter Nasia, “The Sooner the Better” for Saving

Meet Nasia Ortega, a first grader at New Traditions Elementary School and the proud holder of a K2C savings account.

Kindergarten to College: Why This Year Marks a "Turning of the Tide"

Kindergarten to College: Why This Year Marks a "Turning of the Tide"

As San Francisco's Kindergarten to College (K2C) program approaches a big milestone, we catch up with Carol Lei, K2C Program Manager, about how K2C is continuing to push the boundaries of the Children's Savings movement.

College Track makes college not just a dream but “a reality” for students like Edgar

College Track makes college not just a dream but “a reality” for students like Edgar

In 2013, the 1:1 Fund worked with College Track’s Bay Area sites to match 36 high school seniors saving for higher education. All 36 students currently attend a higher education institution. Read Edgar's story about how the College Savings Program enabled him to attend Sacramento State.

SF Savers: K2C Program “Ideal” Way to Start Saving for Elise and Her Son Max

SF Savers: K2C Program “Ideal” Way to Start Saving for Elise and Her Son Max

Meet K2C saver Max, a kindergartener who loves learning Mandarin at the Chinese Immersion Elementary School in De Avila.

Savings Helps Jeffrey and his Family Make College A Reality

Savings Helps Jeffrey and his Family Make College A Reality

Jeffrey tells his story of how College Track's savings program made college possible for him and his family.