NEFE’s Research Funding Program: Guide for Grantseekers

NEFE’s grant cycle is open for research proposals. The submission deadline is December 3, 2019.

NEFE’s Research Funding Program furthers the field of financial education through interdisciplinary research. Grants are awarded to projects with actionable outcomes that are directly relevant to the financial well-being of the public and broadly applicable to a variety of U.S. households or individuals.


Browse past and current NEFE-funded research.

As a private operating foundation, NEFE’s grantmaking activities do not count toward our qualified annual disbursements (unlike other types of foundations), but we’ve chosen to provide grants since our inception because helping others move the needle on financial literacy is so important to us. In NEFE’s early days, our grantmaking focused on content development. However, we now focus solely on funding interdisciplinary research that advances the field of financial education. Click here to learn more about how NEFE is funded and its history.

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