Weekly Feature

2018-07-05 / Business

KeyBank Foundation supports The Service Collaborative-Economic Development Corps

Through the next three years, The Service Collaborative will grow its financial literacy capacity of non-profits across the region. Economic Development Corps, the newest Financial Literacy focused program at TSC is committed to fighting poverty and helping individuals achieve economic self-sufficiency through financial education and training.

EDC aims to reach more than 2,500 WNY community members through a year-long period, with a specific goal of reaching individuals between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school nor working.

EDC AmeriCorps members will serve at partner sites in a variety of roles providing financial literacy education and coaching, refugee resettlement and employment services, homelessness, housing, foreclosure and bankruptcy prevention, free income tax preparation, poverty simulations, small business development/ micro-enterprise, securing financial and nutrition support, cost-effective child care and cooperative financial services.

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