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Grants and Programs

Announcing the Fall 2019 Grant Recipients

The Plutus Foundation is pleased to announce recipients of the Fall 2019 round of grants, Talk Money to Me (Kara Perez) and Dollars and Good Sense (Debbie Todd).

Grants and Programs

Submit Your Grant Proposal

Call for Grant Proposals The Plutus Foundation will award up to two grants directly to members of the financial media for activities and programs designed to provide community based financial education. Applicants may request funds for new or ongoing projects. Collaborative projects as well as those that target marginalized populations

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Financial Literacy

Financial Infidelity and Financial Abuse: How They’re Linked

It’s not easy to leave an abusive relationship. Among other variables, there’s the issue of money. And since 99% of domestic violence cases involve financial abuse, that makes it even more difficult. Because without money, there’s no freedom or power.

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Financial Literacy

Elder Financial Exploitation and Abuse: More Than Scams

Financial exploitation is defined as the illegal or improper use of a vulnerable or elderly person’s property, funds, and assets. This can look like stealing property, forging signatures on checks, cashing checks without permission, or using money to control the individual in their care.

Financial Literacy

Financial Abuse: One Survivor’s Story

As part of our series on financial abuse, we’re sharing a story from someone who’s survived it. For her safety and privacy, we’re publishing it anonymously. Are you experiencing financial abuse?

Grants and Programs

Spring 2019 Grants Now Available!

It’s that time again! Time to submit your application to receive one of two Plutus Foundation grants! What is it? Twice per year, the Foundation makes available two $2,000 grants to members of the personal finance media providing community-based financial education and/or financial literacy programs. Past winners include Econ Beats,

Grants and Programs

Plutus Foundation 2018 Year In Review

You already know about our newest grant recipients, what we did at FinCon18 and our time at the Teenpreneur Conference. Why not find out what else our other grant and sponsorship recipients have been up to this year?

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