Latest News from NYC Kids RISE

June 2019 – Seamless Diners Contribute more than $300,000 to NYC Students’ Educational Futures

October 2018: NYC Kids RISE Save for College Program Community Celebrates Program’s First School Year, Announces New Savings Match for First Grade Families

April 2018: NYC Kids RISE Applauds New Improvements to NY’s 529 College Savings Program Direct Plan Application Process

March 2018: NYC Kids RISE Unveils New Online Portal for Child Savings Account Program to Help Public School Students Save for College

September 2017: DiNapoli & NYC Make it Easier to Save for College: New York’s 529 College Savings Accounts Accessible to All, With No Minimum Contribution

January 2017: Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner Menin and NYC Kids RISE Announce Queens Public School District to Pilot the First NYC Child Savings Account Program, Helping Thousands of Students Save for College

November 2016: Mayor de Blasio, Commissioner Menin and Newly Created Nonprofit “NYC Kids RISE” Announce Child Savings Account Program to Help Public School Students Save for College  

Press Highlights

  NEW YORK TIMES: New York Seeks to Jump-Start College Savings by Giving Cash to Kindergartners’ Parents

CBS NEW YORK: De Blasio Rolls Out Child Savings Accounts Program To Help Public School Students Save For College

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Some Queens Kindergarteners to Get Cash for College

QNS: City program announced in LIC lets public school parents help save for college education

TIMES LEDGER: Crowley helps Nonprofit Launch Scholarship Accounts for Kindergarten Students

DNA INFO: City to Open Savings Accounts for 3,500 Queens Kids Via Pilot Program

NEW YORK POST: De Blasio Announces Plan to Set up College Accounts for Students

NY1 ONLINE: New Initiative to Give Kindergarten Students in Queens a Head Start in Saving for College  

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