Prosperity Works receives $750,000.00 grant from W.K. Kellogg (WKKF) Foundation

Prosperity Works is pleased to announce it has received a $750,000.00 grant from The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) to expand our work in New Mexico. These funds will support asset building opportunities to New Mexicans

Through a statewide network of community based organizations, Prosperity Works develops and deploys high impact strategies that remove barriers and create opportunities for financial inclusion and economic security.

The Kellogg funding will be focused on improving the economic security of vulnerable children and their families in New Mexico by implementing and scaling asset building strategies, employer based lending models, savings products and services.

“Financial inclusion and education are key to financial security, and we are excited to extend these opportunities to mare families with this funding,” said Ona Porter, Prosperity Works CEO.

 

About the W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation awards annual grants through a competitive application and review process.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), founded in 1930 as an independent, private foundation by breakfast cereal pioneer, Will Keith Kellogg, is among the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States. Guided by the belief that all children should have an equal opportunity to thrive, WKKF works with communities to create conditions for vulnerable children so they can realize their full potential in school, work and life.

 

The Kellogg Foundation is based in Battle Creek, Michigan, and works throughout the United States and
internationally, as well as with sovereign tribes. Special emphasis is paid to priority places where there are high concentrations of poverty and where children face significant barriers to success. WKKF priority places in the U.S. are in Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico and New Orleans; and internationally, are in Mexico and Haiti. For more information, visit www.wkkf.org