Expanding opportunities in America’s cities

MDRC

New York
$250,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2013

The education and social policy research organizationcombines research and experience to improve the lives of low-income individuals and influence public policy and practice. This grant supports MDRC’s efforts to scale Aid Like a Paycheck, an innovative approach for distributing Pell Grants and federal aid as biweekly rather than lump-sum payments to help students better manage their finances, balance school and work commitments and achieve their academic goals.