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Inspire and Prepare Young People to Succeed

Junior Achievement of Mid Michigan
Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

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JA of Mid Michigan's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential.


Why Junior Achievement?

JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business? Through your participation as an organization or as an individual, these statistics below can begin to change in your community:

  • 20% of U.S. students will not complete high school on time and earn a diploma.
  • 49% of U.S. employers recognize that talent shortages impact their ability to serve clients and customers.
  • 36% of Americans say that they have at some point in their lives felt their financial situation was out of control.
  • 91% of millennials wish they had greater access to entrepreneurial education programs.
Why Junior Achievement?

Which Way To JA?

Corporate Donor

Your corporation can support the growing need for youth development in Mid-Michigan by helping today's students with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st century workplace.

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Individual Donor

Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can make a donation directly to JA of Mid-Michigan!


By volunteering for JA through your organization, you can be in the classroom during work hours and you can share your experience and inspire young people to pursue their dreams.

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Not affiliated with a corporation partnered with JA? You can volunteer in your community directly with JA of Mid-Michigan!


Quality volunteers from the community come into your classroom to deliver proven, hands-on programming that inspires students to understand the opportunities provided by education.

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Not an Educator? Find out how you can get JA programs into your Mid-Michigan school!


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JA of Mid Michigan Spotlight

JA Starmakers Breakfast

JA Starmakers Breakfast

When: December 10, 2019
Where: Crowne Plaza
Time: 7:30 am-9:00 am

Join us for an entertaining event while learning more about the programs that Junior Achievement offers in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. 

JA Bowling for Financial Literacy

JA Bowling for Financial Literacy

When: February 22, 2020
Where: City Limits, East Lansing
Time: 10:30 am-5:00 pm

Your fun afternoon helps Junior Achievement STRIKE out financial illiteracy in our future leaders!

JA Capital City Golf Classic

JA Capital City Golf Classic

When: June 15, 2020
Where: Hawk Hollow Golf Course
Time: All Day

This JA golf event is a fun-filled afternoon of networking where companies can bring employees for team building or host clients and prospects, while supporting community role models as they teach students in our community how money, careers, and business ownership work with JA's proven programs.

  • "Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."

    -Junior Achievement Student

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