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Innovative Partnership Will Encourage Nevada Parents  to Open 529 College Savings Accounts

Innovative Partnership Will Encourage Nevada Parents to Open 529 College Savings Accounts

The Nevada Treasurer’s Office, Gift of College and the 1:1 Fund today announced a new marketing partnership to encourage more Nevada parents to open a personal 529 account and link it with their child’s Nevada College Kick Start account.


03/02/2017

Press Releases News

Children's College Savings Program Kicks Off in East Durham

Durham Kids Save at Y.E. Smith is a new initiative that helps East Durham kids and their families put away coins for college.


08/19/2016

News Press Releases 1:1 Friends

Nevada College Kick Start Accounts Expandable and Available at 2nd Annual Opportunity Alliance Family College Night

Nevada College Kick Start Accounts Expandable and Available at 2nd Annual Opportunity Alliance Family College Night

On October 29, kindergarten and 1st grade students will have a chance to add another $50 to their Nevada College Kick Start accounts at the 2nd Annual Opportunity Alliance Family College Night.

By: Claire Sorrenson
10/23/2014

News Press Releases 1:1 Friends Nevada

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

News Press Releases 1:1 Friends

 Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom presents $150,000 Grant Award to San Francisco’s Kindergarten to College

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom presents $150,000 Grant Award to San Francisco’s Kindergarten to College

Funds raised via the 1:1 Fund to match college savings for 4,500 kindergarten students enrolled in nation’s first universal college savings program.


05/22/2014

Press Releases K2C

Charles Schwab Bank Donates $10,000 Matching Grant To Launch April Funding Drive For Nevada College Kick Start Program

Charles Schwab Bank Donates $10,000 Matching Grant To Launch April Funding Drive For Nevada College Kick Start Program

Others encouraged to donate through the 1:1 Fund as part of effort to spur low-income families to open college savings accounts


04/02/2014

Press Releases News Nevada

Over 150 Attend SF Weekly Event Benefiting 1:1 Fund and SF Child Savers

Over 150 Attend SF Weekly Event Benefiting 1:1 Fund and SF Child Savers

SF Weekly, a local, weekly paper in San Francisco, held its Brews to Benefit event this past Wednesday night, August 7th, and the 1:1 Fund was the highlighted non-profit organization benefited.


08/08/2013

K2C News Press Releases

Arne Duncan Visits San Francisco Partner Kindergarten to College

Arne Duncan Visits San Francisco Partner Kindergarten to College

The City of San Francisco’s Office of Financial Empowerment hosted a conversation with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan about San Francisco’s Kindergarten to College (K2C) effort and the role of children’s savings in supporting the college dreams of all children.


06/21/2013

K2C News Press Releases

Need to Know Segment on PBS Highlights 1:1 Fund Mississippi Partner

Need to Know Segment on PBS Highlights 1:1 Fund Mississippi Partner

A week ago, PBS nationally aired a Need to Know segment on PBS that focuses on the 1:1 Fund's partner, the Mississippi College Savings Account Program.


04/26/2013

Mississippi Press Releases News

The 1:1 Fund Launches in Mississippi

The 1:1 Fund Launches in Mississippi

A new effort wants people nationwide to help poor children in Mississippi and San Francisco save for college.


11/03/2012

Mississippi News Press Releases