The SUNY Canton Financial Literacy Center (SCFLC) serves as a resource for the financial education of Northern New York community members, local college students, and North Country high school students.
The SCFLC is located in the SUNY Canton Accounting, Business and Finance Center in Cook 100 and serves as a local resource for no-cost financial education and counseling services. The center will draws upon the existing resources of the College, as well as those of numerous government entities, private foundations, and non-profit organizations, to provide financial seminars and individual personal money management counseling services.
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The SCFLC will use grant funding to pay faculty and community educators to conduct periodic local outreach to the Northern New York community and provide seminars on a range of basic personal finance topics, including budgeting, family money skills, managing debt, smart purchasing and living decisions, taxes, and planning for, and financing, both higher education and retirement. Current SUNY Canton students in business related majors will receive specialized training to assist educators in providing these services to the community.
The SCFLC will also leverage SUNY Canton’s existing Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, its Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and its legal assistance partnership with the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York to help identify and serve the needs of individuals for financial education services.
SUNY Canton Financial Literacy Center
Jondavid S. DeLong
Dean of the School of Business and Liberal Arts
MacArthur Hall 416
Canton, New York 13617
Fax: (315) 386-7933