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Mississippi Financial Literacy Program to Receive $14.6K Grant from Banks

October 2, 2018

GULFPORT, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 2, 2018--The First, A National Banking Association, Community Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) will award $14,600 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Coalition of African American Communities (COAAC) to help the organization continue to provide financial literacy programs to area individuals and families.

Local dignitaries and bank representatives will attend a check presentation at 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at the Isaiah Fredricks Community Center at 3312 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Gulfport. The media is encouraged to attend.

COAAC will use the funds to offset operational and administrative expenses related to business development classes and seminars.

The structure of the PGP allows FHLB Dallas member institutions like The First, A National Banking Association and Community Bank to make a contribution of $500 to $4,000 to a community-based organization (CBO), which FHLB Dallas matches at a 3:1 ratio.

For more information about the PGP, visit .

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CONTACT: Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

Corporate Communications, 214-441-8445

fhlb.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MISSISSIPPI TEXAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER CONSUMER EDUCATION OTHER EDUCATION PHILANTHROPY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING CONSULTING FINANCE OTHER PHILANTHROPY CONSUMER FUND RAISING

SOURCE: Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

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