Nevada's Upromise 529 offering $300 match to income-eligible families

Nevada State Treasurer Kate Marshall and the Upromise College Fund 529 Plan’s Program Manager, Upromise Investments, has announced the launch of the Silver State Matching Grant Program. This new initiative allows qualifying Nevada families, who are Upromise College Fund 529 Plan account owners, to be considered for a matching grant of up to $300 of extra college savings per calendar year with a lifetime maximum grant of $1,500. The program starts in 2010, and will accept applications each year, from March 1 through June 30.

To apply for the match, both the account owner and the beneficiary must be Nevada residents, the beneficiary must be 13 years or younger at the time the first matching grant is approved, the applicant must have a Upromise College Fund 529 Plan account, and the applicant's household adjusted gross income (AGI) in the previous year must have been $61,950 or less.
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