MetLife Foundation Awards $2.5 Million Grant to Bring Financial Security

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The Financial Clinic Will Scale its Rigorously Evaluated Financial Coaching Model to Benefit Jobseekers Nationwide

Brooklyn, NY (April 11, 2018): The Financial Clinic (the Clinic) announced today the launch of WorkBOOST National, a three-year initiative that will bring financial security approaches to scale, made possible by a $2.5 million grant from MetLife Foundation. In the first year of the initiative, the Clinic will partner with seven high-performing workforce development organizations serving a diverse cross-section of vulnerable populations in North Carolina and Ohio — including immigrants, refugees, people with disabilities and people living in poverty — to embed financial security strategies into their existing programs and services. WorkBOOST National will grow to include an additional six states in its second and third years.

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