FFP provides grants to a range of community-based and national 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations whose programs reach underserved families with free, quality financial advice from Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) professionals.
We seek to fund programs that are scalable, replicable and sustainable, focusing much of our grantmaking on areas where we believe we can have the greatest impact, including programs for military and veterans, programs for people with cancer, and activating volunteers in partnership with our national partner, the Financial Planning Association (FPA®).
FFP also awards grants to chapters of financial planning organizations (such as the Financial Planning Association and the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors) for programs that seek to help underserved members of the community through one-on-one pro bono financial planning sessions.
Altogether, FFP has awarded more than
If financial planners are volunteering their time for free, then why do pro bono programs need funding?
HOW TO APPLY
Each year, FFP awards grants to community-based and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to fund the development of programs connecting volunteer financial planners to individuals and families in crisis or need.
This year, FFP is proud to support 17 organizations leading pro bono financial planning programs for active military and veterans, low-income seniors, domestic violence survivors, people with cancer, and many more.
The Foundation for Financial Planning Provides Grants to Nonprofits, Not to Individuals
The Foundation for Financial Planning provides grant funding to nonprofit organizations whose programs reach underserved families with free, quality financial advice from Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) professionals and others who volunteer to help.
The Foundation does not provide grants, loans or funding to individuals.
Let us know if you have received suspicious information about free money or ‘grants’ provided to individuals by the Foundation for Financial Planning or any other suspicious activity that seems to come from us or be about us or our grants. You can also learn how to protect yourself and report suspected fraud or scams using the following resources: