HUD: $30 Million in Funding Available for Public Housing Agencies to Help Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Agencies are encouraged to apply for funding The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it will make available $30 million to public housing authorities (PHAs) on a non-competitive basis through HUD’s Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) Initiative to provide housing assistance to young adults who are […]

ABA: Foundation Launches 2023 Financial Education Campaigns, Three-Year Initiative to Reach 5 Million Americans

The theme for this year’s campaigns is ‘Protecting Your Financial Future’ The American Bankers Association Foundation today launched its 2023 financial education campaigns, calling on America’s banks and their more than two million employees to participate in these important industry programs and help more consumers achieve long-term financial stability. It […]

HUD: $84 Million Awarded to Help End Youth Homelessness

Grants to support innovative housing programs in 17 communities The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $83.7 million to build systems to end youth homelessness in 17 local communities, including 6 rural communities. The funding was awarded through HUD’s Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) to support […]

ABA: Foundation Infographic Released with Tips for Avoiding Scholarship and Student Loan Scams

New Infographic from ABA Reveals Tips for Avoiding Student Loan and Scholarship Scams As part of its annual Get Smart About Credit campaign, the American Bankers Association Foundation released a new infographic today providing consumers with information on common scholarship and student loan scams and tips on how to avoid falling victim. […]

HUD: $621,000 Announced to Keep Former Foster Youth Housed

14 Public Housing Agencies in 12 States receiving funding to prevent homelessness faced by youth involved in the child welfare system The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the awarding of nearly $621,000 to 14 public housing agencies (PHAs) in 12 states to provide housing assistance […]

ABA: Foundation Recognizes ‘Lights, Camera, Save!’ Winners for 2022

Ohio Teen Named Grand Prize Winner of National Video Contest Brodie Bosworth, a 17-year-old student at Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Ohio, is the national winner of the American Bankers Association Foundation’s Lights, Camera, Save! teen video contest for his entry, “Money Tree.” The ABA Foundation announced the national contest […]

ABA: Instagram Voting Opened for National “Lights, Camera, Save!” Teen Video Contest

Cast your vote on ABA’s Instagram page beginning April 13 The American Bankers Association Foundation today kicks off its Lights, Camera, Save! social media contest via ABA’s Instagram page to allow people to vote for their favorite video entry submitted by teens from across the country. Lights, Camera, Save!, now in its […]

HUD: $72 Million Announced for Funding Opportunity to Help Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Funding will support up to 25 communities in developing and implementing a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $72 million in Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) funding available to up to 25 communities nationwide. Funding will […]

ABA: Banks Begin Accepting Entries for ABA Foundation’s Annual “Lights, Camera, Save!” Teen Video Contest on February 21st

Banks across the nation will begin accepting entries for the American Bankers Association Foundation’s 12th annual Lights, Camera, Save! video contest on Mon., Feb 21. Lights, Camera, Save! is a national contest that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value of sound money management. This free competition is one of […]