Welcome, Boston Saves schools! Every day, you provide students with the knowledge and care they need for a successful future. Boston Saves is here to support the financial piece of that goal. Whether your students plan to go to college or take advantage of career training, we want to be sure they have the savings they need to pursue their dreams!
The short videos below will help you learn more about Boston Saves and learn how you can support the program at your school. The implementation steps are at the bottom of the page.
Why Boston Saves?
How Does Boston Saves Work?
Boston Saves & Your School
ImplementationDesignate your school’s Boston Saves School Coordinator.Please fill out the School Coordinator form by November 1.Nominate Family Champion(s).Please fill out the Family Champion nomination form by November 1.Share Boston Saves information with your families.
Let families know that Boston Saves is available to them. Use our messaging toolkit to reach families by newsletter, social media, direct message, or other outlets. Or share Boston Saves content on Facebook, on Twitter, or on Instagram.Promote a culture of college and career excitement.There are many ways your Boston Saves School Coordinator can get your school community excited about a forward-thinking mindset:
- Invite a Boston Saves partner to provide free educational or financial programming. You can find the menu of partner offerings here.
- Use the $500 Boston Saves stipend to cover the costs of activities or materials that enhance college or career readiness schoolwide or in grades that are eligible for Boston Saves accounts. Your Boston Saves School Coordinator should complete the stipend planning form to secure this funding.
- Come up with free and simple ways to jumpstart the conversation around college and career, such as a “College Day” where the staff wears the apparel of their alma mater or a “Career Day” when local professionals talk to students about their career paths.