“For me, financial literacy was a springboard back into society.”
June 13, 2013
Today – Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) announced that the TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund has awarded over $1.8 million in grants to 23 community organizations in support of financial literacy projects.
May 24, 2013
June 10, 2013, 9:20 am – 2:00 pm (EST) Toronto - A Forum Co-sponsored by Toronto Neighbourhood Centres and United Way Toronto to share promising practices ...
April 9, 2013
Mr. Brian Smith, Project Coordinator from the Carrefour jeunesse-emploi de Côte-des-Neiges, a community charitable organization in Montreal, Quebec, Canada that assists youth with employment, was awarded with the Excellence In Financial Literacy Education Award – Educator, presented by the Institute of Financial Literacy. The presentation was made at their Annual Conference on Financial Education held in Orlando, Florida.
March 28, 2013
The Honourable Ted Menzies, Minister of State (Finance), today welcomed the Royal Assent of Bill C-28, the Financial Literacy Leader Act. The Act provides for the appointment of a Financial Literacy Leader within the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) to strengthen the financial literacy of Canadians.
March 19, 2013
Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI), is pleased to announce the receipt of a $10,000 donation in support of its Independent Living Account (ILA) program, from an anonymous fund at the Toronto Community Foundation.
March 6, 2013
March 12, 2013, 3:30-4:30 pm (EST) / 12:30-1:30 pm (PST) - Assets for Independence (AFI) Resource Center will be hosting a webinar as part of its “Tools for Success” series.
January 21, 2013
Desiree Tirk of READ Saskatoon talks about family literacy day and the organization’s recent grant awarded through the TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund.
Fostering a savings culture is crucial to helping shelter residents
Elizabeth Mulholland and Barbara Gosse write about a successful Toronto project to help homeless people move out of shelters by fostering a savings culture and supporting them in connecting to the mainstream economy.