The program funds research and educational projects supporting FINRA's mission of providing low income individuals and families with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success. Potential applicants submit a project concept form, which is available at: http://www.finrafoundation.org/grants/general/application/.
Lumina's overarching goal is to increase the higher education attainment rate to 60% by 2025. While the mission focuses on both student access and success in higher education, the emphasis is on attainment, defined as completing associate and baccalaureate degrees and credentials. Letters are accepted year round