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Financial literacy grants

To ensure students have the financial knowledge for today’s world, Alberta’s government is investing $5 million into financial literacy programming over the next 3 years.

Through an extension to their 2021-22 grant agreements, Enriched Academy will receive $900,000 per year and the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education will receive $500,000 per year over the next 3 years.

The organizations will work with schools to provide students in grades 7 to 12 with financial knowledge and training on a variety of topics, including:

  • money management
  • budgeting
  • TFSAs and RRSPs
  • credit
  • student loans
  • saving across the lifespan

To access program resources and learn how to take advantage of learning opportunities, visit:

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement works with schools to provide hands-on, experiential financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship education to students in grades 3 to 6.

In May 2022, Junior Achievement received a renewed grant of $250,000 per year over the next 3 years.

To access program resources and learn how to take advantage of learning opportunities, visit:

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Contact

Alberta Education, Curriculum Division:
Email: [email protected]

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