Welcome FAU Training Institute Class of 2012

FAUNCTC is proud to announce and congratulate the inaugural class of the Financial Aid U Training Institute! Eight programs from across the country will be admitted to the next iteration of the Financial Aid U program.

Programs were chosen based on their commitment to adding or building their current asset building services to assist aspiring first-generation and low-income students in financing their college education.

The inaugural class includes:

    • Cambridge Economic Opportunity Committee, Inc. (Cambridge, MA)
    • Co-opportunity, Inc. (Hartford, CT)
    • Delaware Alliance for Community Advancement (Wilmington, DE)Class of 2012
    • Franciscan Community Development Center of Fairview (Fairview, NJ)
    • Kentucky Domestic Violence Association (Frankfort, KY)
    • Rural Dynamics Inc. (Great Falls, MT)
    • United Way of Fairfield County (Lancaster, OH)
    • United Way of Passaic County (Paterson, NJ)

All programs will be convening in Chicago, IL for a two-day intensive workshop on building and growing their FAFSA preparation services. The workshop will will give participants in-depth information about creating and expanding their FAU programs, including staff and funding development, the ins and outs of the FAFSA form itself and incorporating follow-up services after a student has filed their FAFSA.

For more information on the Financial Aid U program, visit the FAU web page. Congratulations to the selected programs and we look forward to beginning a new journey with you!

By Cassidy Fallik, Special Projects Coordinator

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About National Community Tax Coalition

National Community Tax Coalition (NCTC) is the nation's largest, most comprehensive membership organization for community-based organizations offering free tax and financial services to low-income working families.

Posted on July 13, 2012, in NCTC and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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