Marrakech Inc. is pleased to announce it has received $20,000 in grants from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. These funds will support the Work to Learn Program in 2017, a DCF funded program providing services for youth transitioning from foster care services.
The first grant will provide youth in foster care money for asset purchases through the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative, Opportunity Passport™ program. $10,000 will be available to participating youth for matching funds for education, housing, health care, and transportation. This award was made available through an Anonymous Donor.
The second $10,000 grant was awarded so that Marrakech Inc. can support financial coaching integration as part of the Opportunity Passport™ program. This award was made available through the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Family Economic Success unit.
Both grants are intended to ensure all youth are on a path to success by promoting economic well being and increasing financial capability/stability.