DELAWARE FINANCIAL LITERACY INSTITUTE Overview
Target demographics: To help individuals, especially those of low to moderate income in Delaware
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: * Assist with clerical work in the DFLI office.
* Evaluate Money School Classes
* Help with events
Geographic areas served: New Castle, Kent & Sussex Counties
Programs: The Money School - A program that offers over 600 FREE community-based financial education classes annually across the state.
From Purses to Portfolios - A program encourages participants to pursue on-going FREE financial education through The Money School.
CODE - Provides the Delaware small business community and the public with support and networking opportunities.
BANK AT SCHOOL - A program that teaches children about money management by providing real banking experiences.
Youth Programs - DFLI has programs that teach elementary, middle and high school students financial skills and entrepreneurship.
Savings Programs - A program that provides certified credit counselors to help individuals understand and improve their credit situation, and financial coaches to help them take charge of their financial future.
* More than 800 Delaware women - and men! took control of their finances with 25,000 financial education hours
* More than 300 entrepreneurs attended 2012 CODE Conference
* More than 4,000 young savers participated with sixty school "banks" through partnership with University of Delaware