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10. Improve the economic security of Montana's working families
Establish partnerships between service providers and financial educators to facilitate financial literacy training opportunities throughout the state

2010 Baseline

No data on existing partnerships 

Progress Made

Identified two Montana Food Bank Network (MFBN) partners interested in hosting financial literacy trainings for their clients and households at risk of food insecurity; Montana Financial Educaiton Coalition (MFEC) is working to identify local members who can facilitate trainings in these communities.

2017 Benchmark

4 communities will host financial literacy trainings 


 Action Steps:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Provide 30 x $500 mini-grants the help grassroots financial education across Montana.

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Focus on rural and tribal areas.

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Improve understanding and develop metrics to better understand who is involved in financial



Best Practices:

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Seek collaboration with financial organizations.

    Very-Basic-Checkmark-icon     Connecting financial literacy with emergency food services and nutrition education. 



     arrow-right-c  Diana Holshue - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

           President, Montana Financial Education Coalition/Federal Reserve Bank

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