SSA Financial Literacy Research Consortium

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SSA Financial Literacy Research Consortium: We are announcing the solicitation of applications for a cooperative agreement to compete for a Financial Literacy Research Consortium (FLRC). Section 1110 of the Act, 42 U.S.C. 1310. We seek applications in support of the FLRC that will serve as a national resource fostering innovative R&D on how to encourage savings through greater financial literacy, being cognizant that Social Security income is a fundamental source of retirement savings for many, and thus a cornerstone of our involvement. The FLRC may consist of up to two research centers. The Consortium's purpose is to benefit the public through the following: (1) Research, development and evaluation. We expect the FLRC to plan, initiate, and maintain a multidisciplinary R&D program of high quality. This R&D will result primarily in educational products that encourage savings and effective retirement planning, including planning for the key decisions around retirement timing and benefit receipt. It may also result in research-based recommendations on the architecture or structure of programs or mechanisms that encourage use of public and private sector savings plans.
Federal Grant Title: SSA Financial Literacy Research Consortium
Federal Agency Name: Office of Policy ORES
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SSA-ORP-09-1
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 96.007
CFDA Descriptions: Social Security_Research and Demonstration
Current Application Deadline: Jun 06, 2009 Alls
Original Application Deadline: Jun 06, 2009 Alls
Posted Date: Apr 22, 2009
Creation Date: Apr 22, 2009
Archive Date: Jun 10, 2009
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
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