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Cities Building Bridges to Postsecondary Success

National League of Cities Institute

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Graduating High School College & Career Ready
  • Grant Amount $275,000
  • Grant Period May 1, 2018–April 30, 2020
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

This renewal grant will enable the National League of Cities Institute to help municipal leaders integrate children’s savings account strategies into their college readiness, access, and success initiatives. During the grant period, the grantee will continue to produce and disseminate informational materials, broker technical assistance, and provide peer learning opportunities for municipal leaders. The overall goal of this project is to establish a strong set of citywide examples that illustrate the promise of children’s savings accounts as an important component of comprehensive college and career readiness efforts. Established in 1958 and located in Washington, D.C., the grantee is a research, education, and training affiliate of the National League of Cities.