Educational Program Grants


The mission of the AAAA Foundation is to create pathways for the next generation of African-American financial planners and engage research that shifts the understanding and advancement of financial planning in African-American communities.

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities are essential in building a CFP® professional pipeline and ensuring that African-Americans are well-represented in the profession. The AAA Foundation seeks to anchor initiatives in our partnership with CFP Board Registered Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Our goal is to help bring additional resources to your programs by leveraging professional and industry partnerships. Our support directly funds one of your program initiatives that extends the benefits and resources to your students.

Our Educational Program Grants are for $1,000 each and are required to fund an initiative from an HBCU CFP Board-Registered Program.

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The educational grant is available to Historically Black College or University CFP® Board Registered Financial Planning Programs. You must be an accredited colleges or universities in the United States that offers a certificate, minor, bachelor's or graduate degree program in financial planning.


Grant Requirements

The grant application includes a brief description of the initiative(s) the grant funding will be allocated toward, the estimated costs of your initiative, the necessity of AAAA Foundation’s grant funding, and the benefits to your students.

You will also need to provide contact information for the applicant program, and the address of where the grant check should be sent.


Grant Funding Schedule

Applications Open: January 1

Deadline to Apply: March 1

Notification of Selection: March 15

Fund Distribution: By April 1

Application and distribution deadlines and subject to change and the AAAA Foundation reserves the right to change dates without prior notice.

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in Financial Planning

Join us in building pathways for African-Americans to succeed in financial planning.