Updated (February 8, 2016):

And the votes have been tallied and here are the non-profit organizations that will each be receiving a $500 grant from Next Gen Personal Finance:

Thank you again for all that participated in the Next Gen Q&A Forum Challenge! You have created an amazing resource for the personal finance educator community through your participation.

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Read all about the launch of the Forum here. The FIVE states with the most Forum registrants (as of midnight February 2nd) will receive $2,500 in grant money ($500 per state) to support financial literacy efforts.

Remember that the only requirement to is that you REGISTER HERE (a 30 second process)!

Thank you to all that participated! We had 38 states and over 200 registrants to the Forum. Please return frequently to the Q&A Forum to continue to support your community.

The final results are in and the top 5 states (who will each be able to designate the state organization to support with their $500 grant):

NJ

19

IL

17

OR

14

UT

13

WI

10

MA

9

PA

9

CA

9

MI

8

VA

7

TX

6

KS

5

NY

5

CT and MT

4