In an effort to encourage those who typically don't participate in the investment world to get involved, the National Association of Securities Dealers Investor Education Foundation awarded grants to six organizations to increase awareness.

"We are dedicating to funding educational programs and research projects that will put effective and unbiased information in the hands of each and every investor," said Robert R. Glauber, chairman of the NASD Investor Education Foundation and CEO of the NASD. 

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