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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund awards over $800,000 in grants to 12 organizations

TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund awards over $800,000 in grants to 12 organizations

TORONTO, Jan. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) today announced that the TD Financial Literacy Grant Fund has awarded $837,321 in grants to 12 community organizations engaged in financial literacy projects across Canada.

Administered by SEDI, the Fund provides grants to charitable and non-profit organizations that support and promote financial literacy for low income and economically disadvantaged people in Canada.  The Fund's fifth round of contributions will support programs that help provide financial literacy education to vulnerable Canadians, including adults with low literacy, newcomers, Aboriginal people, women affected by abuse and poverty, and at-risk youth.

The following is a full list of grant recipients:

  1. READ Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK
  2. The Further Education Society of Alberta, Calgary, AB
  3. Women's Centre of York Region, Newmarket, ON
  4. Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada, Ottawa, ON
  5. Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development, Halifax, NS
  6. Action Jeunesse St-Pie X de Longueuil Inc, Longueuil, QC
  7. Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services, Toronto, ON
  8. Stella Burry Community Services, St. John's, NL
  9. Women's Enterprise Skills Training of Windsor, Windsor, ON
  10. Actions interculturelles de développement et d'éducation (AIDE), Sherbrooke, QC
  11. Central Valley Adult Learning Association, Oromocto, NB
  12. Youth Employment Services YES, Toronto, ON

The deadline for the next round of applications will be January 31, 2013. For more information please visit: