National Endowment for Financial Education

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1331 17th Street
Suite 1200
United States

About Us

The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) is an independent, self-funded, 501 (C)(3) private operating foundation committed to educating Americans on a broad range of financial topics and empowering them to make positive and sound decisions to reach their financial goals. For more than 25 years, NEFE has been providing funding, logistical support, and personal finance expertise to develop a variety of materials and programs, including the award winning High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP®), the CashCourse college program, and the consumer-oriented Smart About Money program. NEFE funds research and awards research-based development grants that advance innovative thinking and contribute to our understanding of financial behavior. In addition, NEFE’s 23 staff work to serve segments of the American public in need of specialized financial information through partnerships with numerous organizations. To learn more, visit