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Oct 16, 2012, 12:00 ET USA Funds awards $6.5 million in higher education grants

 USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, announces the award of more than...


Oct 10, 2012, 12:25 ET Foundations Help 12 State Partnerships Expand Associate Degree Completion for Students Transferring from Community Colleges to Universities

 Five national foundations announced the recipients of $6.4 million in grants supporting a multi-state initiative to help more students who...


Oct 02, 2012, 12:53 ET USA Funds introduces new tool to prevent student loan defaults

 USA Funds® has introduced a new tool to help the nation's colleges and universities prevent student loan defaults and promote successful...


Sep 25, 2012, 13:17 ET USA Funds offers colleges new approaches to student loan debt issues

As the nation's colleges and universities review newly released student loan default rates, USA Funds® provides resources to help campus...


Aug 28, 2012, 10:01 ET USA Funds to administer College Goal Sunday

 Lumina Foundation and USA Funds® announce that USA Funds has assumed ownership of and administrative responsibility for College Goal...


Aug 07, 2012, 13:43 ET USA Funds president and CEO to retire by June 30, 2013

 USA Funds® President and CEO Carl C. Dalstrom has announced that he will retire from the nonprofit college access and success...


Jun 12, 2012, 12:01 ET College students report changes in money management and college success behaviors

USA Funds® surveys of students who had received personal finance education through their college or university disclose that nine of 10...


Jun 05, 2012, 12:04 ET USA Funds presents Excellence in Debt Management awards to three schools

 USA Funds® has announced the recipients of its 2012 Excellence in Debt Management Awards. USA Funds recognized the following...


May 15, 2012, 11:15 ET USA Funds awards $1.1 million in higher education grants

 USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, announces the award of...


Mar 06, 2012, 12:51 ET USA Funds Awards $1.2 Million in Higher Education Grants

 USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, announces the award of more than...


Feb 28, 2012, 13:56 ET USA Funds' Support Enhances College and Student Loan Repayment Success

 USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps Americans benefit from higher education, has issued its annual report, highlighting its...


Feb 21, 2012, 13:22 ET USA Funds Borrower Connect Helps Colleges Improve Loan Default Rates

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, has introduced USA Funds Borrower...


Feb 07, 2012, 13:16 ET USA Funds Accepts Nominations for Annual Debt Management Excellence Awards

 USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, is accepting nominations...


Oct 25, 2011, 10:20 ET USA Funds Prevents $26.5 Billion in Student Loan Defaults

USA Funds® reports that it prevented nearly $26.5 billion in defaults on nearly 1.6 million past-due federal student loan accounts during the...


Oct 04, 2011, 12:44 ET USA Funds Grants Support Student-to-Student Personal Finance Education

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, announces the award of grants totaling...


Sep 13, 2011, 10:57 ET USA Funds Awards $3.7 Million in Higher Education Grants

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, announces the award of more than $3.7...


Aug 30, 2011, 10:46 ET USA Funds Awards $387,000 to Help Storm Victims Complete College

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps Americans benefit from higher education, has announced the award of $387,000 to help college...


Jul 26, 2011, 15:24 ET USA Funds Awards More Than $1 Million in Scholarships

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, has announced the award of more than...


May 31, 2011, 12:41 ET USA Funds to Award $400,000 to Aid College Students Affected by Tornadoes

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps Americans benefit from higher education, has announced that it has allocated nearly $400,000...


May 17, 2011, 10:47 ET USA Funds Awards $2.5 Million in Higher Education Grants

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, announces the award of more than $2.5...


May 10, 2011, 11:31 ET USA Funds Presents Excellence in Debt Management Awards to Three Schools

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, has announced the recipients of its...


Apr 05, 2011, 13:30 ET USA Funds Awards $1 Million College Success Grants to Two Nonprofits

USA Funds®, an Indianapolis-based nonprofit that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, has awarded $1 million grants...


Feb 22, 2011, 14:17 ET USA Funds Awards $3 Million in Higher Education Grants

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, announces the award of more than $3...


Feb 08, 2011, 15:05 ET USA Funds elige dos nuevos miembros nuevos para su consejo directivo

USA Funds®, una organización sin fines de lucro dedicada a ayudar a las familias norteamericanas a beneficiarse de la educación...


Feb 08, 2011, 09:28 ET USA Funds Elects Two New Members to Board of Trustees

USA Funds®, a nonprofit organization that helps American families benefit from postsecondary education, has announced the election of two new...