PwC Announces a $30 Million Extension to Earn Your Future
By Sarah Ford on April 7, 2015
Source: 3BL Media
New York, April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, as part of National Financial Capability Month, PwC US and the PwC Charitable Foundation Inc. announced a $30 million extension to its signature program Earn Your Future (EYF). The expanded, five-year commitment, now totaling $190 million will focus on three areas: expanded professional development opportunities for educators in business and financial responsibility, investment in research, and helping scale organizations that are revolutionizing the field of financial capability. The goal is to reach more than 2.5 million students and educators. PwC’s Earn Your Futurecontinues to be among the broadest company-led commitments to advance financial capability in the US and it is now one of the largest company-led commitments that support educators.
“We launched Earn Your Future nearly three years ago with an ambitious goal to leverage our best assets—our people’s talent and time as well as our financial resources—to develop the financial skills of young people in our communities," said Bob Moritz, US chairman and senior partner, PwC. "Today we have reached 1.1 million students and 46,000 educators and are well on our way to achieving our goal. However, as a leader in the youth education space, we are taking another bold step to deepen our impact."
Key elements of the expanded Earn Your Future commitment include: