Seattle Milk Fund empowers parents toward higher education opportunities by funding child care grants and providing family support. Seattle Milk Fund’s goal is for parents to realize their higher education potential, which can create a brighter and more stable financial future for their families.
146 million Americans are low income or poor.
The income status of children under the age of 18, by parental education is as follows:
Children are less likely to be poor when their parent has some college education.
And this is precisely where Seattle Milk Fund leverages our resources.
What students receive:
Our families are one or two parent households whose income falls within 250% of the federal poverty guideline. Each grantee receives:
- childcare grant(s) of up to $1300.00 per quarter/per child
- a family support grant of $450.00 per quarter
- emergency financial support and encouragement
85% of our grantees successfully complete each academic quarter
Current Seattle Milk Fund Grantee
National Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (2010), Annual Social and Economic Supplement (March), Official Poverty Tables
State Data Source: American Community Survey (2009)
Or check out www.childtrendsdatabank.org for more information