2018 Funding Application
Investopedia is the world’s leading source of financial content on the web, with more than 27 million unique visitors each month. Powered by a team of data scientists and financial experts, Investopedia offers trusted and actionable financial information, and believes passionately in financial empowerment for all.

In line with this mission, “” is Investopedia’s initiative to support activities that enhance financial empowerment among low-income individuals and communities. defines “financial empowerment” as providing the information, tools and coaching needed to achieve financial sustainability in the short- and long-term. As further described below, organizations eligible for funding include those that are working to help low-income individuals and communities reduce bad debt, make the most of their financial resources, and build assets.

Investopedia seeks to award grants in the range of $10,000-$25,000 in 2018 towards both specific projects and general operating support, as determined by Investopedia.

Please see our Funding Guidelines for full information:

Application deadline: January 31, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.

Organization Name *
Organization Full Address (Street, City, State, ZIP) *
Organization Website URL *
Contact's Name *
Contact's Title *
Contact's Phone # *
Contact's Email Address *
Amount of Support Requested *
Kind of Support Requested *
Request Description (or Program Name) *
Grant/Project Proposal *
Please provide information on your organization's mission, history and overall activities. (If you're applying for specific programmatic funding, please describe the program in detail.) Describe the need, how you will use a prospective grant from, and what systems are in place to measure and ensure the organization's (or a specific project's) success. Maximum length: 1500 words.
Measuring Success/Outcomes *
Please elaborate on how your organization defines success. Questions we'd like answered: How many constituents do you serve annually and how do you know that you're impacting them positively? What are your Key Performance Indicators that let you know a project is successful? What tools/software do you use to track your clients' success?
Other funding sources *
Please list the organization’s current funders, and other foundations/companies from whom funding is being requested in 2018.
Please list any parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and other related organizations. If none, please write "N/A". *
Please list any past, pending, or expected governmental or legal convictions, investigations or inquiries related to your Organization. If none, please write "N/A". *
How did you hear about this opportunity? *
Organization's EIN/Tax ID # *
Organization's General Operating Budget (PDF) *
Additional Budgets (PDF, for specific program)
501(c)(3) Letter (PDF) *
Latest 990 (PDF) *
Latest Audit (PDF) *
Board of Directors List (PDF) *
By submitting this application, you represent that all the information contained herein is true and accurate. *
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