Minor’s Trust

Many Native youth receive large lump sums of money known as Minor’s Trust payments when they reach the age of maturity (generally 18). There is a growing demand to provide financial education to Native youth who are receiving these windfall payments. Some financial education resources specific to Minor’s Trust payments are included below.


Try the 18MoneyChallenge Game to practice using your Big Money.
The $pending Frenzy workshop is designed to help people learn how to budget, save and manage money. 
First Nations Development Institute launched the My Green campaign to help Native youth learn to manage their Minor’s Trust money.
There are several publications that provide information on Financial Education and Minor's Trust payments.

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