2013 China Corporate Citizen Best Program Award - Visa's China Financial Literacy Development Alliance was honored for acknowledgement of the company's efforts as a socially responsible corporate citizen in China. The award was presented at the China Best Corporate Citizen Annual Conference in Beijing on December 15, 2013. The gala event is jointly organized by the China Committee of Corporate Citizenship (CCCC); an entity registered under the Ministry of Civil Affairs, China Central TV2 (CCTV), and the Tencent Charity Foundation.
2013 China Philanthropy Times Outstanding CSR Case Award - Visa's China Financial Literacy Development Alliance Program was honored with the award for acknowledgement of the company's corporate social responsibility efforts in China on December 5, 2013. The Alliance, launched in January 2013 by Visa Inc. CEO Charles Scharf, is focused on improving financial literacy in three key groups in China: youth, rural residents and migrant workers.
2013 Children's Book of the Year - The Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK) chose Visa Inc.'s Practical Money Skills and Marvel's Avengers Saving the Day comic for the award as part of its annual Financial Education Awards.
Texas State Teachers' Association Friend of Education Award - The 2011 award recognized Visa Inc. and its Practical Money Skills For Life website as an organization outside the field of education who has made outstanding contributions toward improving education in Texas.
Missouri NEA Horace Mann "Friend of Education" Awards - The Missouri National Education Association's Board of Directors selected the Practical Money Skills for Life program for the 2011 Horace Mann "Friend of Education" award. Practical Money Skills was this year's recipient in the Organizational Achievement-Civic Corporate category.
2009 Wealth Watchers Financial Literacy Advocate Award - As part of this year's Financial Literacy and Education Summit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Visa Inc was named the recipient of the 2009 Wealth Watchers Financial Literacy Advocate Award for its commitment to promoting and empowering financial education.
2009 CTA State Gold Award - The California Teachers Association Board of Directors named Practical Money Skills for Life as a recipient for this award for its support of teachers, students and public education.
West Virginia Proclamation - West Virginia Treasurer John Perdue recognizes Practical Money Skills for Life and VISA Inc. as a private-sector leader in advancing financial literacy education.
The Busy Educator's Award - PracticalMoneySkills.com joined the ranks of sites this educator considers "incredible resources to make our job of educating children a bit easier."
NACAA honors site with ACE award - At their annual conference held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators (NACAA) awarded their ACE (Achievement in Consumer Education) Award to Visa's Practical Money Skills for Life program as the best innovative program for the private sector.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Digital Dozen - Added to a list of exemplary web sites for educators selected by the ENC, which is funded by the United States Department of Education and administered by The Ohio State University.
Jump$tart Soaring$tar Awards - Honorable mention Presented by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy to recognize outstanding corporate initiatives to improve youth personal financial literacy.
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