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Supporting financial literacy programs for high school students in Byron Bay

Byron Bay Youth Services received a $10,000 grant in 2017 for it’s $-Smart financial literacy program.  The program provides financial literacy to high school students around topics such as ‘how to do taxes’, ‘how to budget’ and other financial literacy subjects missing from school curriculums. The program provides workbooks, receipt holders and calculators to encourage students to maintain their learning well beyond the time of the course.

The project was nominated for a Future2 Make the Difference! grant by FPA member Shane Hayes CFP® who is a regular supporters of the organisation.