Grants Database

PathWays PA
Amount Awarded:
Project Title:
Financial Path$
Consumer Financial Education Fund, 2019
Project Description:

This project expands the successful Financial Path$ financial literacy education and financial counseling program to educate unbanked and underbanked low-income individuals living in Pennsylvania’s Philadelphia and Delaware Counties on the importance of utilizing banks and credit unions to build financial assets; their rights as they related to banking; balancing their bank accounts to ensure that they do not overdraw their accounts; understanding the different financial vehicles offered by financial institutions; comparing bank offerings; understanding banks’ fee structures and avoiding fees; and building positive credit histories. Additionally, this funding supports PathWays PA to provide education and financial counseling related to creating and managing a family budget and spending plan, and creating and implementing a financial plan to help families build financial assets.