Research Funding

To help respond to the financial education needs of Americans, NEFE administers a research funding program with two grant processes per year. Use the links below to learn more about the eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Guidelines and Eligibility

Everything you need to know about the NEFE Research Funding Program in terms of process, priorities, eligibility requirements, and characteristics of successful projects.

Applicant Resources

Find out what NEFE research funding reviewers look for in a successful Letter of Inquiry, learn more about our orientation webinars, find application instructions, and search our frequently asked questions.


Request for Concept

Learn more about NEFE’s new Request for Concept, which invites attendees to submit Letters of Inquiry about mitigating the decay of impacts related to financial education programming.

Awarded NEFE Grants

Review examples of NEFE-funded projects here.

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  • Billy J. Hensley, Ph.D.

    Director of Education

    Direct: 303-224-3505

  • Mary Hoch

    Manager, Grants and Research

    Direct: 303-224-3513