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Governor's Financial Literacy Awards (Accepting 2018 Nominations)

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

An October 19, 2018 press release announced that the Governor's Council on Financial Literacy is accepting nominations for the 2018 Governor's Financial Literacy Awards through November 30, 2018.  Three categories of awards are annually recognized as listed below:

  • Innovation Award – Individual (any person providing exceptional financial literacy education in an innovative manner within the last two years)
  • Innovation Award – Organization/Business (any organization or business promoting financial literacy education in an innovative manner within the last two years)
  • Legacy – Any individuals, organizations or businesses whose purpose and heritage is ingrained in sustained (i.e., more than two years) financial literacy and capability, and whose reputation in doing so is held in high regard as to serve as a model for others in carrying on the work of supporting financial literacy and expanding opportunities through financial capability. This lifetime recognition is intended to be conferred once to the recipients.

This annual award is a great opportunity to recognize many of the individuals who support financial literacy opportunities in our Wisconsin schools and communities.  A list of 2017 recipients provides a synopsis of of five innovative individual awards, six innovative organization awards, and three legacy awards. Nomination materials may be submitted to Erin Kelly-Ramberg at the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions.  David Mancl, Council Executive Director, WI Department of Financial Institutions, Office of Financial Literacy (608-261-9540) or Erin Kelly-Ramberg, Office of the Secretary, WI Department of Financial Institutions (608-267-1709).