A brief overview of the Federal Reserve System including the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank.
These introductory documents provide a brief summary on the history and mission of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Money Smart Week program, Fed & chairperson contacts as well as partner guidelines. A logic model for the effort is also included.
Detailed information on the responsabilities and opportunities in becoming a Money Smart Week Partner.
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (FRBC) Policy on Soliciting Financial Support for Money Smart Week
This table charts important dates and activities for your Money Smart Week campaign. Dates may be subject to change, you will be notified of any timeline adjustments.
These documents offer suggested committees and structure, best practices for success, online tools, instructions for accessing the database and reporting information.
Instructions on how to download marketing materials online are available here. Materials include logos, posters/flyers, bookmarks, inserts and t-shirts. A limited quantity will be provided to each Money Smart Week partner at no cost. Contact your chairperson for requirements and deadlines.
An opening script is provided to guide in-class presenters in explaining Money Smart Week and the class affiliation with the overall effort. Consumer surveys and a sign-up sheet for participants are also included. A checklist is provided to remind presenters of expected duties.
As Money Smart Week partners we ask that at the conclusion of Money Smart Week you complete and return attendance numbers for all events, partner surveys, participant surveys, photos, media clips and samples of any other promotional materials used during the campaign.
Partners can download pre-built promotional items and templates for Money Smart Week. These materials can help create awareness for the week and publicize individual events.