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Why Community Foundations Make Perfect Partners for Children's Savings Account Programs

Why Community Foundations Make Perfect Partners for Children's Savings Account Programs

Jan 17, 2019

Did you know that there are over 800 community foundations across the United States, and that these institutions—through their own grantmaking—distribute at least $4.3 billion annually to support a variety of nonprofit activities?

1:1 Fund Ends Robust Year of Growth with Giving Tuesday

1:1 Fund Ends Robust Year of Growth with Giving Tuesday

Nov 27, 2018

Today is Giving Tuesday. For many nonprofit organizations, that marks the start of the charitable giving season running through the end of the year. The 1:1 Fund, Prosperity Now’s online platform to help fundraise for children’s savings account (CSA) programs, has had its two most successful days on Giving Tuesday.

KC Scholars and SEED Success Join 1:1 Fund

KC Scholars and SEED Success Join 1:1 Fund

Nov 19, 2018

Two new CSA programs based in Missouri – KC Scholars and SEED Success –  have joined the 1:1 Fund just in time for #GivingTuesday (November 27), our final quarterly campaign of the year.  Here’s what you need to know about the 1:1 Fund’s newest

Filling the Gaps in CSA Research

Filling the Gaps in CSA Research

Nov 13, 2018

Unlike most conferences in which experts share information with participants, last month’s Working Conference on CSA Research invited participants to roll up their sleeves and engage in discussions about the current gaps in research on children

SeedMA: Taking Massachusetts' CSA Program to Scale

SeedMA: Taking Massachusetts' CSA Program to Scale

Oct 26, 2018

Beginning in 2020, approximately 70,000 families a year will have the opportunity to join Massachusetts’ new statewide Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program, SeedMA Baby.