Get Easy Access to Pennsylvania’s Unclaimed Property Program

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PENNSYLVANIA — Treasurer Stacy Garrity marked Sunshine Week yesterday by announcing a new feature on Treasury’s award-winning Transparency Portal that gives the public easy access to county- and state-level data about Pennsylvania’s unclaimed property program, the PA 529 College & Career Savings Program, Keystone Scholars, and the PA ABLE Savings Program.

“As a fiscal watchdog, I’m always looking for ways to increase government transparency, which is what Sunshine Week is all about. Making this data widely available will give the public more insight into Treasury’s programs than ever before,” stated Pennsylvania State Treasurer, Stacy Garrity

The new feature includes four interactive maps of Pennsylvania displaying data for unclaimed property, PA 529, Keystone Scholars, and PA ABLE. Users can now see county-by-county details such as:

  • How much unclaimed property is available;
  • How much unclaimed property has been returned since Jan. 1, 2021;
  • The number of open PA 529 and PA ABLE accounts;
  • Total assets in PA 529 and PA ABLE; and
  • The number of registered Keystone Scholars accounts.

Statewide data is also available, and the data will be updated quarterly.

“Highlighting Treasury’s powerful savings tools and our work to return unclaimed property will encourage Pennsylvanians to use these programs. I want people in every corner of the state to know the great things Treasury has to offer them and their families to improve their financial wellness,” said Garrity.

Unclaimed property includes things like dormant bank accounts, uncashed checks, forgotten stocks, insurance policies, tangible property like the contents of abandoned safe deposit boxes, and more. Treasury is currently seeking the owners of more than $4 billion in unclaimed property. One in ten Pennsylvanians is owed unclaimed property, and the average value of a claim is $1,600.

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The PA 529 College and Career Savings Program are designed to help Pennsylvania families steadily and strategically save for future educational expenses – including universities, community colleges, trade schools, apprenticeships, and K-12 education – with significant state and federal tax advantages.

Keystone Scholars jumpstarts educational savings by providing a $100 investment for every child born to, or adopted by, a Pennsylvania family on or after January 1, 2019, using no taxpayer money. The funds are invested by Treasury, and can be used for qualifying technical training, collegiate and apprenticeship expenses once a child turns 18.

PA ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) accounts are a tax-free way for Pennsylvanians with qualifying disabilities and their families to save without affecting eligibility for important disability benefits.

Information on all of the Treasury’s consumer programs can be found online at

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