DiNapoli & NYC Make it Easier to Save for College

Jon Gray, co-founder with Mindy Gray of the Gray Foundation, said: “Mindy and I are proud to have worked alongside Comptroller DiNapoli, Mayor de Blasio, and other officials to make our state’s 529 college savings plan more accessible and inclusive for all New Yorkers. We founded NYC Kids RISE on the belief that all children […]

NYC Kids RISE Launches In District 30

Kicking off the new year, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a free tuition program for low-income New York college students. However, the future is looking even brighter for the kindergarten children of School District 30, who were chosen to pilot the first New York City Child Savings Account Program.

City announces college savings accounts for students

More than 3,000 kindergartners in a school district containing much of northwestern Queens will have $100 allocated to them into scholarship accounts this fall to help them start saving for a college education.

Nolan Hails NYC Child Save Initiative

“Congratulations to District 30 for being chosen as the pilot program for the NYC Child Savings Account Initiative” said Assembly Member Catherine Nolan, Chair of the Assembly Education Committee.

Foundation jump-starts college savings for NYC kids

“I will go to college” is the culture at P.S. 171. It is reflected in artwork from Kindergartners. Thanks to a $10 million donation from the Gray Foundation, created by New York City residents Mindy and Jon Gray, these children are on their way to fulfilling their college dreams.