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Sioux Falls FCU offers adopt-a-classroom grants
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (4/4/12)--Sioux Falls (S.D.) FCU has created the Adopt-A-Classroom grant program to promote financial literacy in local classrooms for students in grades kindergarten-12.

The $163 million asset credit union plans to award up to six grants of up to $500 each for 2012-13 school year projects that include a student financial literacy component.

The grants will go directly to certified teachers in accredited public or private schools so they can obtain the resources required to implement creative financial literacy projects. A Sioux Falls FCU release noted that budget constraints make it more challenging each year to provide children with the tools for learning.

"It's important to give students in our communities the tools and guidance they need to become financially responsible adults," Sioux Falls FCU President/CEO Fran Sommerfeld said.

Application materials have been distributed to schools and are available on the credit union's website.


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