Programs | Resources
Proven and Proactive Math and Financial Literacy Programs
The Actuarial Foundation provides a wide range of free programs and resources that engage students with real-world situations to improve their math skills and their confidence.
Free Math Tutoring
Math Motivators is a volunteer-driven math tutoring program that offers free virtual and in-person math tutoring to underserved students in grades 3-12 who need and want tutoring but otherwise cannot afford it. Math Motivators primarily focuses on Algebra 1 and pre-Algebra, but can support any math subject, including AP Calculus. We also offer a free prep program for the math section of the SAT and ACT.
The STEM Stars Actuarial Scholars Program offers high school seniors a scholarship of $20,000 ($5,000 annually for four years). Along with financial support, it includes mentoring, tutoring, immersion experiences and exposure to internships and job shadowing opportunities.
High School Math Competition
The Modeling the Future Challenge is a real-world, mathematical analysis competition for high school students culminating in a national Symposium and up to $60,000 in college scholarships, prizes and awards.
Free Financial Literacy Tutoring
The Money Mentors tutoring program empowers young people to make conscious choices about their resources, time, and energy. We focus on the basics of thinking about money coming in and money going out, and we avoid getting bogged down in details that aren’t relevant or practical. We strive for growth and discovery.
Free Curriculum | Personal Finance
The Building Your Future series helps students easily grasp the essentials of personal finance, gives them multiple opportunities to practice core skills and showcases the real-world impact of the financial decisions they make. This resource features both student resources and teacher guides.
Middle School Math Competition
The Hardest Math Problem Student Contest is an annual competition presented by The Actuarial Foundation, its educational partner Scholastic, and the New York Life Foundation that challenges students in grades 6-8 to solve multistep, grade-specific math problems with real-world situations and engaging characters. Fifth graders are also eligible to participate by reaching to a higher grade level!
Free Curriculum | Digital Math Modules
The dynamic lessons and activities in the Expect the Unexpected With Math series use storylines that students find interesting to show them the fun and relevance of math. Motivate your students in grades 6-8 to achieve math success in the classroom and in real-world situations outside of school!
Free Curriculum | Math Lessons
Created by teachers for teachers, the Math Academy series features hands-on activities and a fun learning environment for the teaching of mathematics to students. Use these lessons to enhance your classroom instruction while staying true to the academic rigor required by the state standards framework for students in grades 4-8.
Fostering Math Skills and a Love of Math
“I was fortunate to grow up in a school district that had outstanding support for math learning and problem-solving from elementary school through high school. This support, coupled with my interest in math, cemented an aptitude and love for math that allowed me to become an insurance company chief executive. The Actuarial Foundation serves to foster math skills and the love of math for today’s middle school and high school students."
—Ray Caucci, CEO of Vantis Life
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