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All Grown Up: 6 Surprising Insights From the Assets Learning Conference

All Grown Up: 6 Surprising Insights From the Assets Learning Conference

From Twitter hashtag trends to being "SMART" to what's wrong with the phrase "the poor," you might be surprised by what 1:1 Fund staff learned at last week's Assets Learning Conference...

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/24/2014

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The 1:1 Fund at the Assets Learning Conference 2014

The 1:1 Fund at the Assets Learning Conference 2014

Scroll through our fun "Storify" on how the 1:1 Fund made a big splash at this year's Assets Learning Conference.

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/24/2014

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Celebrating a successful week in the Back to School campaign!

Celebrating a successful week in the Back to School campaign!

Last week, the 1:1 Fund introduced an exciting incentive for our three partners participating in the Back to School campaign: 20 new donors meant a $1,000 match from the 1:1 Fund! Find out how our partners did.

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/16/2014

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1:1 Fund Partners with The Source Magazine to Help Low-Income NYC Kids Save for College

1:1 Fund Partners with The Source Magazine to Help Low-Income NYC Kids Save for College

Learn more about a great free raffle we are putting on with The Source, where participants can enter to win free SOURCE360 concert tickets.


09/15/2014

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Thank you for Joining the 1:1 Fund Community

Thank you for Joining the 1:1 Fund Community

Thank you to everyone that participated in The Source and 1:1 Fund Text to Win contest for Source360 concert tickets at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY!


09/11/2014

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Saver Spotlight: Miguel

Saver Spotlight: Miguel

Meet Miguel, a second-grader at Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School in the Bronx.

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/09/2014

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The "I Have A Dream" Foundation Becomes Seventh 1:1 Fund Partner

The "I Have A Dream" Foundation Becomes Seventh 1:1 Fund Partner

The "I Have A Dream" Foundation, one of the nation's largest and oldest college pipeline programs, has partnered with the 1:1 Fund to grow their College Savings Account program.

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/04/2014

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CSAs are the Next Big Thing You've Never Heard of

CSAs are the Next Big Thing You've Never Heard of

7 reasons why you should care about Children's Savings Accounts (and why they’re the Next Big Thing in the asset-building world)

By: Claire Sorrenson
09/03/2014

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6 Things You Should Know About the Web of Wealth

6 Things You Should Know About the Web of Wealth

Earlier this year, researchers from Brandeis University’s Institute on Assets and Social Policy released a report entitled "The Web of Wealth: Resiliency and Opportunity or Driver of Inequality?" Carl Rist, Executive Director of the 1:1 Fund, highlights the report's important takeaways.

By: Carl Rist
08/29/2014

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Saver Spotlight: Nasia

Saver Spotlight: Nasia

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

By: Claire Sorrenson
08/22/2014

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What You Need to Know to “Crack the Crowdfunding Code”

What You Need to Know to “Crack the Crowdfunding Code”

An infographic from Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, inspired us here at the 1:1 Fund office to highlight our favorite insights about successful crowdfunding.

By: Michael Chasnow
08/15/2014

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Keeping the Promise: How the Children’s Aid Society is ramping up its College Savers Program

Keeping the Promise: How the Children’s Aid Society is ramping up its College Savers Program

As the Children’s Aid Society enters the second year of its College Savers Program, we caught up with Ilana Zimmerman, Director of Financial Empowerment Initiatives, about an exciting new savings incentive, a touching story of mentorship from football star Justin Tuck, and more.


08/12/2014

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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.

By: Claire Sorrenson
08/08/2014

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Credit Do: Children’s Savings “A Movement, Not Just a Campaign”

Credit Do: Children’s Savings “A Movement, Not Just a Campaign”

Read the first blog post in a series about our Children's Savings Accounts partners across the country. Chris Avila Hübschmann, founder and CEO of Credit Do, talks with us about why savings is "a movement, not just a campaign."


08/06/2014

Introducing Paul Day, Digital Media Manager

Introducing Paul Day, Digital Media Manager

Introducing Paul Day, Digital Media Manager for CFED


08/05/2014

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6 Ways to Scale Up the Children’s Savings Movement

6 Ways to Scale Up the Children’s Savings Movement

New CFED report highlights six directions to move the Children's Savings field towards scale

By: Claire Sorrenson
07/30/2014

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Introducing Claire Sorrenson, Marketing and Outreach Associate

Introducing Claire Sorrenson, Marketing and Outreach Associate

Introducing Claire Sorrenson, the newest addition to the 1:1 Fund team.


07/28/2014

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Saver Spotlight: Edgar

Saver Spotlight: Edgar

Edgar shares how College Track's College Savings Program enabled him to attend Sacramento State.

By: Claire Sorrenson
07/28/2014

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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.

By: Claire Sorrenson
07/25/2014

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Design-It-Yourself: 7 Steps to Improve Your CSA Program

Design-It-Yourself: 7 Steps to Improve Your CSA Program

The New America Foundation just released a report with the latest research on Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs). Don’t have time to read the full 26-page report? Here are the 7 key takeaways about innovative CSA program design.

By: Claire Sorrenson
07/24/2014

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