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NY Giant Justin Tuck and Wife, Lauran, Discuss Importance of College Savings on Bloomberg Radio

NY Giant Justin Tuck and Wife, Lauran, Discuss Importance of College Savings on Bloomberg Radio

Listen to 1:1 Fund partners Justin and Lauran Tuck discuss the importance of college savings for low-income students on Bloomberg radio.

By: Carl Rist
03/03/2014

News Children's Aid Society 1:1 Friends

America Saves Week 2014 Has Begun!

America Saves Week 2014 Has Begun!

We're excited to participate in America Saves Week this year and help promote good savings behavior and encourage individuals to assess their own saving status.

By: Kristin Lawton
02/26/2014

News

Join NY Giant Justin Tuck and Support Super NYC College Savers

Join NY Giant Justin Tuck and Support Super NYC College Savers

Join our campaign and watch a great video from Justin and Lauran Tuck sharing why they're committed to helping low-income students in NYC and beyond save for college.

By: Michael Chasnow
02/05/2014

News Children's Aid Society Video

College Access & Graduation for Low-Income Students a Priority for White House

College Access & Graduation for Low-Income Students a Priority for White House

Yesterday, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama met with over 140 college presidents and dozens of organizations committed to raising the number of low-income students that attend college.

By: Michael Chasnow
01/17/2014

News Education

Children’s Savings Accounts Expand Opportunity

Children’s Savings Accounts Expand Opportunity

Less than $500 in savings can quadruple college enrollment and quintuple college graduation rates for low- and moderate-income students.

By: Ezra Levin
01/15/2014

News Education Latest in Policy

1:1 Fund Launches New Partnership with Nevada’s College Kick Start Program

1:1 Fund Launches New Partnership with Nevada’s College Kick Start Program

The 1:1 Fund partners with soon-to-be statewide Nevada College Kick Start Program.

By: Michael Chasnow
01/10/2014

Nevada News

The 1:1 Fund Website is Among Five Outstanding Low-Budget Websites

The 1:1 Fund Website is Among Five Outstanding Low-Budget Websites

We're proud to announce that The NonProfit Times has named our website one of the top low-budget websites.

By: Kristin Lawton
01/02/2014

News 1:1 Fund in the News

2013 Power Rankings of Children’s Savings Account Programs

2013 Power Rankings of Children’s Savings Account Programs

Don't miss our inaugural CSA power rankings by the 1:1 Fund's Executive Director, Carl Rist, in this blog post.

By: Carl Rist
12/23/2013

News Children's Savings Accounts

Ice Skating in San Francisco!

Ice Skating in San Francisco!

SF Weekly held its Brews to Benefit event this past Wednesday night at the Embarcadero Center’s ice rink and the 1:1 Fund was the fortunate organization sponsored!

By: Michael Chasnow
12/20/2013

News K2C

Join California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and Give the Gift of College

Join California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and Give the Gift of College

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom is leading a campaign with the 1:1 Fund & Crowdtilt to raise critical matching funds for kindergarteners in our partner San Francisco’s Kindergarten to College Program.


12/10/2013

News K2C 1:1 Friends

Tuck's R.U.S.H. for Literacy CAS College Savers Launch Video

Tuck's R.U.S.H. for Literacy CAS College Savers Launch Video

Watch this amazing video of Justin and Lauran Tuck sharing why they're committed to helping low-income students save for college and their partnership with the 1:1 Fund.

By: Kristin Lawton
12/05/2013

News Children's Aid Society Video

Kick Off The Holidays With the 1:1 Fund

Kick Off The Holidays With the 1:1 Fund

We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and want to thank you for your generous support of low-income families saving for college!

By: Michael Chasnow
11/27/2013

News

Michelle Obama Announces New Initiative to Help Low-Income Kids Go to College

Michelle Obama Announces New Initiative to Help Low-Income Kids Go to College

We’ve got wonderful news for education advocates across the country! Last week, the First Lady announced that she has become a college access champion.

By: Veronica Weis
11/22/2013

News Education Latest in Policy

A Gym Filled on a Monday Night For College Savings!

A Gym Filled on a Monday Night For College Savings!

On a cold, Monday evening in Reno, hundreds of kids and parents came out to learn more about a new college savings program in their state, the Nevada College Kick Start Program.

By: Michael Chasnow
11/15/2013

News 1:1 Friends From Our Team Nevada

SF Savers: Isaac’s Savings Account is “A Stepping Stone. It’s a Cool Little Start.”

SF Savers: Isaac’s Savings Account is “A Stepping Stone. It’s a Cool Little Start.”

Meet K2C saver Isaac, a kindergartner at Alamo Elementary School who loves taekwando and soccer.

By: Claire Sorrenson
11/13/2013

Meet Our Savers K2C News

SF Savers: A Piggy Bank Helps Chanel Learn the Value of Saving Early

SF Savers: A Piggy Bank Helps Chanel Learn the Value of Saving Early

Meet K2C saver Chanel McNeilly, a kindergartener at New Traditions Elementary School.

By: Claire Sorrenson
10/31/2013

Meet Our Savers News K2C

Redesigning the 1:1 Fund Website

Redesigning the 1:1 Fund Website

The process of redesigning and building the new 1:1 Fund website was a fun, creative and collaborative effort. Go behind the scenes with us and see how it happened!

By: Kristin Lawton
10/28/2013

From Our Team News

Our New and Improved 1:1 Fund Website

Our New and Improved 1:1 Fund Website

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new website and invite you to take a look!

By: Carl Rist
10/23/2013

News From Our Team

When Families Can Save, College is Not Just a Dream: It's a Plan

When Families Can Save, College is Not Just a Dream: It's a Plan

“And, how many of you are going to college?” he [Justin Tuck] continued. All hands in the room shot up. And, with smart saving, these kids have more than dreams for academic and career success: They have a plan.

By: Sherrie Deans and Nadia Owusu
10/21/2013

Children's Aid Society 1:1 Friends

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