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FUNDamentals Financial Literacy Program

America First believes that teaching the rising generation about money matters can put them on the path to financial success. For this reason, we have created a financial literacy program for young students called FUNDamentals.

This program provides a variety of resources for teachers. It’s designed to make financial education fun. Students will learn important monetary concepts through entertaining videos, cleverly designed handouts, engaging presentations, and easy-to-read articles.

It includes:

  • Two full junior lesson plans for grades K-5
  • Eight full lesson plans for grades 6-12
  • 48 additional content packs

We have developed the FUNDamentals program to meet the needs of educators and students within our communities. Our goal is to make financial literacy easily accessible to everyone who wants to learn. Each lesson is aligned with the requirements for Utah State Financial Literacy, Common Core Math, and Common Core English Language Arts.

To request access to this program, simply click here or:

  • Visit
  • Click the Learn tab in the top right corner
  • Select Register for Curriculum under Educator Resources

Once access has been granted by a credit union employee, school districts and teachers can log in to the online portal to view & use the content.

The FUNDamentals financial literacy program can be utilized in two ways:

  1. Teachers can use the content on the site to teach their own class
  2. Teacher can request a credit union employee to visit & teach their class

Start your students on a successful journey of financial education by utilizing this helpful program today.

Plus, during the month of April, the America First Charitable Foundation is giving away ten $500 grants to teachers who use FUNDamentals. To enter this contest, simply click the button below and tell us how you are using this program in your classroom. The winners will be randomly selected from the submissions.

Click here for the official rules.