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Reimbursement Program

Earn up to $500 to Promote CashCourse at Your School

CashCourse Reimbursement Program for Incentives

Twice each academic year, CashCourse and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) provide funds for food and gift card incentives to qualifying projects that promote awareness and use of CashCourse.

For approved schools, funds are reimbursed after the completion of the cycle, when all required forms and documentation are submitted. Only expenses for activities completed within the cycle may be reimbursed.

Only one application per school will be funded. We encourage you to collaborate with colleagues across campus on your Reimbursement Program project.

Instructions for the Reimbursement Program for Incentives Application

The two cycles revolve around the fall and spring semesters. The call for spring cycle applications typically is issued to schools in October with a deadline in December.Fall cycle applications become available in May and are due in June.

For exact deadlines of future Reimbursement Program cycles, please enroll in our mailing list or check the Announcements page at www.cashcourse.org.

Application Steps

  1. Design a CashCourse campaign, activity, program or project for your school, department or campus.
  2. Determine eligible expenses.
  3. Submit your application by Google Form provided by CashCourse.

Applicant Eligibility

To be eligible for funding, your group must be:

  • A participating and active school enrolled in the CashCourse program. You must have your CashCourse website customized with your school colors and logo and have a visible link to CashCourse from your school’s Web pages.
  • Officially affiliated with the college or university (i.e., a division, department or registered student group).

Eligible Expenses

Food and gift card incentives.

Ineligible Expenses

CashCourse is noncommercial, and it’s important that the program is not perceived as partnering, sponsoring or endorsing companies, businesses or products. Because of this, events used to promote CashCourse cannot have corporate sponsorship. Other ineligible expenses are:

  • Expenses for anything besides food and gift card incentives.

CashCourse Reimbursement Program for Continuing Education

Twice each academic year, CashCourse and the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) provide funds to qualifying individuals to pursue continuing education in the financial education field.

To qualify for the Reimbursement Program, you must 1) meet all eligibility requirements, as an individual and in their proposed professional development 2) submit a completed application to NEFE by the program deadline; and 3) be selected by CashCourse and NEFE as a program participant.

For approved individuals, funds are reimbursed after the completion of the cycle, when all required forms and documentation are submitted. Only expenses made within the cycle may be reimbursed.

Only one application per individual will be funded.

Instructions for the Reimbursement Program for Continuing Education Application

The two cycles revolve around the fall and spring semesters. The call for spring cycle applications typically is issued to schools in October with a deadline in December. Fall cycle applications become available in May and are due in June.

For exact deadlines of future Reimbursement Program cycles, please enroll in our mailing list or check the Announcements page at www.cashcourse.org.

Application Steps

  1. Determine a professional development event, certification, or training that would enrich your skills or knowledge as a financial educator.
  2. Determine eligible expenses. CashCourse and NEFE® will cover conference registrations, flights, and hotels. Other qualifying expenses include certification and training fees.
  3. Submit your application by Google Form provided by CashCourse.

Applicant Eligibility

To be eligible for funding, you must be:

  • Employed at a participating and active school enrolled in the CashCourse program. You must have your CashCourse website customized with your school colors and log and have a visible link to CashCourse from your school's web pages.

Eligible Expenses

Expenses will vary by individual. Propose continuing education that you feel will best enrich your skills and knowledge as a financial educator. The following list is provided only as an example of qualifying expenses:

  • Conference registration, flights, or hotel expenses for attending financial education conferences.
  • Fees associated with pursuing a financial education certification or accreditation.
  • Registration fees for local or state trainings and events in financial education.

Ineligible Expenses

Food expenses, mileage costs, and financial education books or other resources do not qualify for reimbursement.

For more information on the Reimbursement Program or for upcoming cycle deadlines, email cashcourse@nefe.org.