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Who We Are

The MoneyGram Foundation was established by MoneyGram International in 2013. Inspired by MoneyGram's 80-year history of providing a global financial services network used by millions around the world to secure life's essentials for their families, the Foundation seeks to make an impact in the communities of our customers, employees and agents through charitable grants that address financial literacy and workforce development/job readiness.

We believe access to financial tools and services, as well as knowledge on how to improve one's own financial health, is at the heart of better economic opportunities, individual freedom and empowerment, and stronger communities.

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Our Grants

Grant-seeking organizations with a focus on financial literacy and/or workforce development/job readiness may submit an inquiry. Please make sure to provide a valid email, contact name, link to your organization's website, and a brief description of the project or program for which you are seeking funding. The Foundation staff reviews all inquiries on a quarterly basis. If your organization is selected to apply, you will be contacted and provided with instructions regarding how to submit a formal proposal. Grant awards typically range between $10,000 USD to $60,000 USD.


Eligibility Requirements

Grant-seeking organizations are eligible for consideration if they meet the following requirements:

  • The proposal addresses a community need related to financial literacy or workforce development/job readiness
  • Organizations must serve the community without discrimination on the basis of age, color, citizenship, disability, disabled veteran status, gender, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or military service status
  • Organizations must qualify as tax-exempt public charities (If invited to apply, the MoneyGram Foundation will request documentation to verify U.S. tax-exempt status or its international equivalent.)


The MoneyGram Foundation does not provide funding for the following:

  • Individuals
  • Scholarships
  • Political causes
  • Cultural or arts awareness
  • Athletic or sports programs
  • Media or television programs
  • Event fund-raising or sponsorships

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