IPT Activities

IPT Grant Program

The IPT grant program is a competitive grant program focusing on innovative and effective investor education and protection programs delivered at the local, State and regional level. All programs to be considered by the IPT Trustees must be investor education and protection programs and must include a demonstration of support from the appropriate State Securities Regulator.

Please review all of the following background and policy documents prior to submitting a Letter of Inquiry.

Definition of Investor Education for Use by the IPT

IPT Guidelines for Stock Market Simulations/Games

IPT Investor Education Plan

Contact Your State Securities Regulator

Grant Letters of Inquiry

The first step in the IPT grant process is the submission of a Letter of Inquiry (LOI). LOIs are reviewed throughout the year, and applicants should receive notification of acceptance or denial within 8 weeks.

IPT Letter of Inquiry Guidelines

Grant Proposals

The second step in the IPT grant process is the submission of a Grant Proposal. Grant Proposals to the IPT are accepted by invitation only upon the review and approval of a Letter of Inquiry by the IPT Trustees.

IPT Grant Proposal Guidelines

IPT Grant Proposal Form

IPT Grant Awards

IPT has funded a variety of investor education and protection programs including programs that educate teachers and students about investing, encourage older Americans to verify investment products before they buy, teach military personnel how to recognize investment scams and many more.

Learn more about the investor education and protection programs funded by IPT to date