MoneytalkFF

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  • Federal Tax ID # 46-3216486
  • 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit status received June 2014
  • Further classification is 509(a)(2) public charity
  • Date Articles of Incorporation Approved:  August 7, 2013
  • Effective date of exemption is August 7, 2013

Yes.  We have taught many workshops in area high schools, one middle school,  college, an alternative learning high school, and youth life-skills programs.

Our activities are currently best suited for high school and middle school students.  But, can be adapted for any age.

Workshops in area schools are hosted at no cost to the school.  Our costs are covered by donated printed materials, volunteers doing preparation tasks, and cash donations from individuals and corporate sponsors.

Yes.  We have taught many workshops in area high schools, one middle school,  college, an alternative learning high school, and youth life-skills programs.

Our activities are currently best suited for high school and middle school students.  But, can be adapted for any age.

Workshops in area schools are hosted at no cost to the school.  Our costs are covered by donated printed materials, volunteers doing preparation tasks, and cash donations from individuals and corporate sponsors.

Yes.  We work with colleges to provide fun and engaging financial life-skill workshops.

Workshops are assessed a discounted fee to help cover our costs.

Yes.  We have taught many workshops within other non-profits, in the community, and through financial coaching. 

Yes.  Moneytalk offers two types of scholarship opportunities.

First is a need-based scholarship comparing the total income compared to basic needs (housing, transportation, medical, food, utilities) and minimum amount due on active debt.  If they qualify for the scholarship, the award will be either 100% or 50% of the cost.

Second is a volunteer-based scholarship of up to 50% of the cost.

Yes.  We work with other nonprofits to enhance the services they provide.

Workshops are assessed a discounted fee to help cover our costs.

Yes.  We host workshops within for-profit businesses as well.  The cost is $25 per person to help cover our costs.

Workshops can be hosted as a Lunch-n-Learn, half-day or full-day workshop during a workday or on a Saturday.  Longer workshop costs will be assessed based on topic materials, meals provided, workshop location, etc.

Yes.  Companies are encouraged to help their employees, and their families, to be financially stable.  Studies show financially secure employees are more productive, happier, and stay longer.

We do encourage the employee to have some “skin in the game” so to speak.  Our experience is that people take the financial life-skill workskhops and coaching more seriously if they have to pay part of the cost – either through money or volunteer hours. 

Yes.  Moneytalk will, on occasion, provide financial assistance to currently active clients.

Moneytalk does NOT provide financial assistance to non-clients.  Individuals, couples, or families must be working with us to become financially stable to qualify for financial assistance.

Moneytalk is based in Shawnee, KS as a home-based non-profit organization.  We are currently working on securing the ability to have our own full-time space.

Moneytalk primarily provides on-site services in both Johnson and Wyandotte counties in Kansas.

We have also provided on-site services in Topeka, Lawrence, and Leavenworth on the KS side of the Metro.  We have provided on-site services in Independence, Kansas City, Liberty, and Raytown on the Missouri side of the Metro.

As a result of the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, we have begun offering video workshops, online financial coaching, and short educational videos on our YouTube channel enabling services to be provided remotely.

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