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Higher One Announces 15 Recipients of its Annual Financial Literacy Counts Grant

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Higher One, a leader in providing financial services and data analytics to more than 1,900 college and university campuses across the U.S., is pleased to announce 15 recipients of its Financial Literacy Counts grant program. A total of $50,000 will be distributed to winning colleges and universities in the program’s fifth year, which saw more than 125 applications from two- and four-year public and private institutions across the country.

“Our mission is to help college students become financially capable by providing needed resources and promoting effective initiatives on campuses.”

The grant program is an integral part of Higher One’s $tart with Change financial literacy initiative, which aims to help students make smarter everyday financial decisions and put them in control of a successful financial future. $tart With Change addresses the challenges of providing students with relevant and engaging financial education opportunities through its technological product offerings and services, student blog, resources and contests, grant support, and many other programs.

“Higher One launched the Financial Literacy Counts grant program to provide institutions with funding for critical financial literacy awareness campaigns, workshops, online financial literacy tools and other activities and...