Past Winners

2018 Winner: Jennifer Garbow*, University of MN Crookston

Jennifer lives in Bemidji and has been an educator and associate professor in Family Resiliency for ten years with the University of Minnesota’s Extension Center for Family Development. She has trained approximately 50 organizations and 1,000 individuals through her work in providing financial literacy education to families and communities, as well as training service providers in providing personal finance education, with special expertise in working with American Indian families and communities.


2017 Winner

University of Minnesota, Extension*

2016 Winner

CLUES*, Twin Cities

*Recipient of Thrivent Personal Finance Community Educator Award