Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Citigroup Foundation AOF Grants
There are several high schools in my district with NAF Academies of Finance. Should each school submit its own application?
No. School districts with more than one NAF Academy of Finance should submit a joint application. If you are submitting a joint application, please contact Oshadi Kelly at 212-635-2400, ext. 242, for further details.
I applied for and received a Citigroup grant in the Fall of 1999. May I submit another application for the March 15th deadline?
Yes. Submit an application for the year 2001 as soon as possible in order to be sure that funds will be available for your program. If you do not need the funds until the 2001-2002 school year, you may hold the funds until then. Please indicate on the grant application that the funds are designated for the 2000-2001 or 2001-2002 school year.
I do not have a Citigroup employee on my advisory board. May I still apply for a Citigroup grant?
No. In order to be eligible for a grant, you MUST have a Citigroup employee on your advisory board.
What companies comprise Citigroup?
The Citigroup family of companies includes Citibank, Salomon Smith Barney, Travelers Property Casualty Corp, Travelers Life & Annuity, Travelers Bank and Trust, Primerica Financial Services, CitSteet (formerly The Copeland Companies) and CitiFinancial (formerly Commercial Credit).
My school is opening an Academy of Finance program in the Fall of 2001. I do have a Citigroup employee who has agreed to serve on my advisory board. May I apply for a Citigroup grant?
Yes. As long as your school has sent in its Academy proposal to NAF and has paid the membership fee, you may submit an application for a Citigroup Grant.
Do you have another question about the Citigroup Foundation AOF grants?
For an answer, email your question(s) to Oshadi Kelly, program assistnat for the Academy of Finance.