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2009 MoneyWi$e Stipend Program
Consumer Action announces its 2009 MoneyWi$e Stipend Grants
Consumer Action and Capital One are proud to announce the selection of stipend programs for 2009. Seventeen community organizations that attended the MoneyWi$e trainings hosted in Texas and Louisiana will receive financial support from Consumer Action and Capital One to further advance their financial literacy efforts.
Agencies will be utilizing the MoneyWi$e curriculum to reach out to diverse groups of individuals, including teenagers, immigrants and seniors, in a variety of settings. From face-to-face counseling sessions to workshops and community fairs, MoneyWi$e materials will be utilized to educate consumers on personal finance basics, avoiding trouble with credit and becoming successful homeowners, among other topics.
This year, the 2009 Consumer Action/Capital One MoneyWi$e stipend programs are:
New Economics for Women
Pasadena Neighborhood Housing Services
Community Development Corporation, Inc.
Consumer Credit Counseling Services of New Orleans
Desire Community Housing Corporation
LSU Agricultural Center
Opportunities Industrialization Center
Mujeres Unidas en Accion (MUA)
Advocacy Resource Center for Housing
Azteca Economic Development & Preservation Corp.
Community Service Agency of South Texas, Inc.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service-Rio Grande Valley
Loaves & Fishes of the Rio Grande Valley
Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council Corporation
Palmer Drug Abuse Program in Brownsville
Proyecto Azteca, Inc.
South Texas Civil Rights Project (Oficina Legal del Pueblo Unido)
For more information on MoneyWi$e, Consumer Action and Capital One’s unique national financial literacy program, visit www.money-wise.org.
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