TOPEKA, KS – Kansas Securities Commissioner Josh Ney has announced that applications are now open for his agency’s 2014 Investor Education grant cycle. The deadline for applications to be received by the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner (KSC) is June 15, 2014.
The KSC develops and implements financial literacy and investor education initiatives to inform the public about investing in securities and the prevention of securities fraud. As part of this mission, the Commissioner regularly collaborates with organizations interested in expanding investor and financial education in the state.
Grant applicants are encouraged to apply for grant funds for purposes relating to investor education or financial literacy.
“We appreciate the support and efforts of community and state-wide partners in educating Kansans about financial education,” said Shannon Stone, Director of Investor Education for the KSC. “Grants will be awarded based on several factors, including project applicability to informing Kansans about investing and securities fraud, proposed outcome measures, and creativity and ingenuity of the proposals, among other measures.”
For questions about the grants, contact Shannon Stone, Director of Investor Education, at Shannon.Stone@ksc.ks.gov or go to: ksc.ks.gov/Grants.
The mission of the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner (KSC) is to protect and inform Kansas investors; to promote integrity, fairness, and full disclosure in financial services; and to foster capital formation.