Children’s Savings Accounts – A Short Documentary Film

A FOOT IN THE DOOR tells the story of Kindergarten to College, the first universal children’s savings account program in the United States. Launched by the City and County of San Francisco, the program automatically provides a college savings account to children when they start kindergarten.

A FOOT IN THE DOOR is recommended for policy advocates, government agencies, financial services providers, community groups, educators, and parents who want to learn more about the potential of children’s savings account programs.


View the 4 minute version of A FOOT IN THE DOORView the full length DVD version of A FOOT IN THE DOOR (17 minutes)