Treasurer José Cisneros, Public Official of the Year
Treasurer José Cisneros was honored with Governing’s 2013 Public Official of the Year award for his outstanding work as the city’s banker, in addition to his leadership in transforming our office into a “laboratory for creative ideas to help families break the cycle of poverty”. Read more here.
Financial Planning Day 2013
On October 19, 2013 we hosted our fourth annual Financial Planning Day with over 300 participants and volunteers. For the first time this year we offered free and notarized estate plans to 40 participants, drawing over 100 to the estate plan workshop. View photos from the day here.
U.S. Secretary of Education Visits Kindergarten to College
On June 21st, U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, visited San Francisco to learn more about the Kindergarten to College program. View a video recording of the discussion here.
Kindergarten to College Webinar on May 23rd
On May 23rd we will be presenting “K2C: ‘Kindergarten to College” Child Savings in San Francisco Public Schools“ as part of the CFE “Twelve in Twelve” webinar series. Register here.
SFOFE receives U.S. Conference of Mayors Award
On January 19, 2013, the U.S. Conference of Mayors honored Kindergarten to College with the Award of Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships. Read the full press release here.
SF Premiere of Kindergarten to College Mini-Documentary
Kindergarten to College’s new mini-documentary, A Foot in the Door, premiered in San Francisco on November 1, 2012. We also announced the full roll out of K2C to all SFUSD schools and our partnership with the 1:1 Fund to incorporate individual donors into the program.