VERIFIED IDENTITY FOR EDUCATION
Bridging the Gap Separating Families from Critical Education Funding
Merit stands up education savings accounts (ESA) and microgrant programs with ease, connecting families and their students to verified educational service providers with the educational resources needed to move forward.
State Program Administrators
A single platform with the technology and security fundamental to standing up successful grant and ESA programs while eliminating fraud, streamlining awareness, and providing customized data and reporting in real time.
Education Service Providers
Become a verified education marketplace service provider and accept publicly-funded ESA, microgrant, and other awards from parents and guardians purchasing the educational resources their students need to excel.
Parents & Guardians
Parents and guardians connect with verified education service providers, making it easier to spend the education funds they qualify for on the educational resources needed to move students forward.
Merit has a dedicated team that takes everything from marketing outreach and IT support to customer reporting and fraud detection off your plate, ensuring a successful program from start to finish!
Mobile, Digital Experience
Direct Verification - A Transformative Tool for Seamless Student Services
Learning loss can be more quickly addressed by replacing the current disconnected application processes with a cross-agency, holistic approach. In other words, participation in one program may automatically qualify families for other eligible programs.
- Establish custom student and family eligibility and need profiles
- Identify all available and appropriate services and programs
- Eliminate redundant lengthy application and approval processes
- Allow agency expert staff to concentrate on customer service rather than paperwork
- Provide administrators and legislators with program implementation support and near real-time efficiency reporting
No Fraud Money Back Guarantee
Merit wants you to be satisfied with our detection of fraudulent transactions related to your funding or grant program. Gain a peace of mind that money is being well spent.
Learn more about ESAs, microgrants, and other awards, and see what customers are saying about Merit.
Education Grant Reporting Through Verified Eligibility
Merit highlights the steps to complete program accountability. Plan your next steps to real-time fund access control and reporting.Read the Report
Ohio Afterschool Child Enrichment (ACE) Case Study
Comprehensive Education Savings Account Program and Marketplace AdministrationRead the Case Study