Resource Center: Funding & Recognition


Thinking of applying for this year’s Mary O’Neill Mini Grant?

Join us on August 7 at 12 PM ET for a virtual member meet up with last year’s mini grant recipients. 
The team will provide you with tips on how to write a selection-worthy grant application. Learn More.

Mary O'Neill Mini Grant

Accepting applications now through September 11, 2018!

$2500 annual mini grant

For the development and implementation of an innovative, high-impact financial education project.

Eligibility: Applicant must be a 2018 AFCPE Member

  • The 2018 application period is July 18 - September 11, 2018.

  • A selection committee appointed by the AFCPE Board of Directors reviews all mini grant applications and selects an annual winner.

  • Winner is notified by October 1 and a public announcement is made at the AFCPE Annual Symposium.

  • Grantee must submit a 1,000 word summary of final results of the mini grant project to AFCPE national office and be prepared to present the final project at the 2018 AFCPE Symposium.

  • If mini grant funds are used to produce written or media materials, grantee should send (3) copies to AFCPE office.

  • Grant funding must be used directly for program development and implementation, no indirect costs may be allocated in the grant proposal

Questions? Email Awards

Meet Current and Past Mini Grant Recipients


Dr. Barbara O’Neill, an AFCPE member and Past President of AFCPE, has made a generous restricted donation in honor of her late mother, Mary O’Neill financially capable woman.

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