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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.

The Children's Aid Society New York

The CAS College Savers Program incentivizes students to save with a 2:1 match on their college savings.

College Track San Francisco, East Palo Alto, Oakland

College Track empowers students from underserved communities to reach their dream of a college degree.

Credit Do New York

Credit Do empowers students to learn financial education, work in their communities, and earn money into college savings accounts.

Kindergarten to College San Francisco

Kindergarten to College provides seeded, matched savings accounts to every incoming public school kindergartener in San Francisco.

"I Have a Dream" Foundation New York, Oregon, Iowa

The "I Have a Dream" Foundation encourages students to earn contributions to their savings accounts by completing college milestones.

Mississippi CSA Program Mississippi

The Mississippi CSA Program combines financial education and community outreach to help kids save for college.

Nevada College Kick Start Nevada

The College Kick Start program supplies every public school kindergartener in Nevada with a seeded, matched savings account.

National Match Fund Nationwide

The National Match Fund is a flexible pool of savings incentives and match funds to jump-start new programs and reward outstanding performance.

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Meet our Savers

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

Miguel, Fundraiser Extraordinaire: Setting one student on the path to college savings success

Miguel, Fundraiser Extraordinaire: Setting one student on the path to college savings success

Meet Miguel, a second-grader at Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School in the Bronx. Miguel’s story shows how the 1:1 Fund brings partners together to invest in young college savers.

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.

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