The “How Will You Build a Brighter Financial Future?” writing competition is two-fold. Not only do young authors have the opportunity to hone their writing skills, but the theme encourages youth to seriously contemplate how you plan to have a solid financial future. Sponsored by Planting People Growing Justice Press, the goal of the competition is to inspire our youth to build a culture of wealth and support community development.
Guidelines for the “How Will You Build a Brighter Financial Future?” writing competition are as follows:
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2023
Ages: Submissions are welcomed from youth living in Minnesota, who are in grades 3 through 12.
Word Count: No less than 1,000 words in the following categories:
- Fiction or Creative Fiction
- Prose or Poetry
Writing prompts to consider in developing your story:
- How do you define financial literacy?
- What is the meaning of wealth creation?
- What tools and strategies are needed to support financial wellness in your family and community?
25 winners will receive: $50 and a copy of the published book.
Financial literacy resources for youth:
Check out these financial literacy materials for kids of all ages. Accessing these resources can provide the tools and knowledge to help explain how you will build a brighter financial future!
We look forward to reading your submissions!