Board Member to match all gifts received through June 30, 2012, up to $200,000
The Council for Economic Education (CEE), the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school, announced a Challenge Grant. Funded by one of CEE’s generous board members, the Challenge Grant will match dollar-for-dollar any gifts received by June 30, 2012, up to $200,000.
CEE is uniquely positioned to help narrow the widening gap between what people know about economics and personal finance, and what they need to know. Last year CEE trained more than 55,000 teachers, including 5,000 in some of the nation’s lowest-performing high schools; those teachers, in turn, reached 5 million students. Funds raised through the Challenge Grant will enable CEE to support educators more effectively, including programs for Hispanic Americans, girls and K-5 after school providers.
Join in the effort to make economic and personal finance education a priority in the schools, and help educate young people about the economy they will one day ultimately inherit by donating today to CEE’s Challenge Grant.