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FPWA recently awarded more than $20,000 in scholarship money to 11 college students at an awards breakfast at FPWA headquarters. The scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, have overcome personal adversity, are currently enrolled as a junior or senior at an accredited college, and live in the NYC Metropolitan area. The FPWA College Scholarship program is offered to college students who have been identified by FPWA’s network of member agencies. This year’s students come from the following FPWA member agencies: Asian Americans for Equality; Harlem RBI; Henry Street Settlement; Hudson Guild; and Scan-New York.

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PRESS RELEASES

New! FPWA Awards More Than $20K in College Scholarships
August 13, 2014

Final City Budget Provides $1.2 Million to Help Low-Income New Yorkers Become Business Owners
July 9, 2014

FPWA Unveils New Campaign to “Build a City of Equal Opportunity”
June 23, 2014

FPWA, UJA-Federation, and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York Launch Anti-Poverty Research Study,
May 15, 2014

FPWA Awards $60K to Member Agencies,
April 16, 2014

FPWA Announces the Sale of Its Headquarters,
April 14, 2014