National GRACE Foundation

News and Events

Great News!  We have received our tax exempt letter from the IRS, and can now accept donations!     To donate, click on the "Donate" button on the left hand side of this page.


 

We recently helped to increase a former pediatric cancer patient's financial aid grant by over 40%!

 

On March 24 we held our first college financial aid night at the Tomorrow Fund Clinic at Hasbro Childrens Hospital!  Approximately 16 people took in the nights event.  We spoke on all aspects of financing a college education.

 

This fall we started our College Awareness Program which included topics on college selection, the application process and financial aid. These sessions are conducted at pediatric hospitals and clinics and designed to provide information on college admissions and financial aid to survivors and their families.

News Related to College Admissions and Financial Aid

 

Follow the links below to read more!

 

Financial Aid 101: Fill Out the FAFSA-

Wondering how you'll pay for college? Start by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you don't, it could cost you thousands in grants, work-study, low-interest federal loans—and need-based scholarships.

 

Families Need Better Understanding of College Costs and Financial AidThe CollegeBoard recently published Cracking the Student Aid Code.  A report outlining families lack of understanding of the costs of college.  Please click on the following link to read the report -

 

 

Balancing Debt Against College Choice - How much debt is acceptable to attend a college when there may be other less costly options available?

 

How to Afford College at All Costs-

Why you should fill out the FAFSA now and never dip into your nest egg, how to get the best financial aid package