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Partnering with Junior Achievement

Partnering with Junior Achievement

Is your company looking to partner with an organization that makes a difference in the lives of youth in our community? Junior Achievement of Central Ohio provides programs that are delivered to students in the classroom or in a simulated community called   JA BizTown®. JA programs are developed with a focus on several different critically needed areas; STEM, building Leadership Skills, Uplifting At-Risk Communities, Work Readiness and Soft Skills, Business Ethics, College Readiness, Career and Technical Education (CTE), Industry Focus (Manufacturing/Health), and Financial Literacy.

  • Your donation helps JA reach students

    JA inspires and prepares young people to succeed in the global economy. By partnering with us, you will empower young people in our community to own their economic success.

  • JA will help prepare your future workforce

    JA will help you develop leaders with the critical skills and the character necessary to succeed in your 21st century workplace.

  • JA provides an enriching volunteer experience for your employees

    JA will empower your employees with quality, skills-based volunteering experiences in our community using proven programs that change young peoples' lives.

Corporate Ways to Invest with JA

JA General Donation
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Support JA Programs

Your donation will help us provide high impact JA programs to the community. On average, $64 Impacts one student. $1,200 impacts one classroom, and $13,000 impacts one school!

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Support JA Events
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Sponsor Our Annual Events

Our JA events have a positive impact on both adults and youth in our community! Your donation will help us continue to provide these inspiring events.

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Doneate Now
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Donate Now

Your donations help the youth of this community gain financial literacy, learn an entrepreneurial way of thinking, and build skills for success in careers and in life. Your donation will be used to develop and distribute materials that volunteers and educators will use to provide life-impacting education.

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Individual Ways to Invest with JA

JA Donate Now
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Donate Now

Your immediate contribution will be put to work right away to help more JA programs get into classrooms and have a positive impact on the students in our community!

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JA Free Enterprise Society
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JA Free Enterprise
Major Giving

JA Free Enterprise Society recognizes individuals and families who demonstrate outstanding support by providing gifts of $10,000 or more.

JA Free Enterprise Society

Heritage Society</br>Planned Giving
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JA Heritage Society
Planned Giving

The JA Heritage Society was created to recognize and honor ardent supporters who include the organization in their estate planning. 

JA Heritage Society

Employee Giving Options for JA
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Creative Ways To Give

Learn about other ways you can help contribute to JA without making a direct donation. 

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Watch the Video

JA is a thought leader in the industry! Take a look at a few critical issues papers JA has developed.

Junior Achievement Critical Issues Papers

Who Contributes to JA?

Giving Levels

All donations are gratefully accepted and fully used to support and expand JA programs in our community.

Giving Levels

Junior Achievement of Central Ohio consistently receives high grades for accountability and transparency.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is JA's experience partnering with organizations?

JA has been partnering with organizations for nearly 100 years. Our top notch staff will ensure the relationship with your staff will be a professional and rewarding experience.

What is the volunteer time investment for employees?

Typically, a JA program is taught for one hour a day for a total of five days. JA programs and volunteer trainings have been developed to be completely turn-key and hassle free for your employees. 

Does JA really have an impact on communities?

Yes, and in several different ways. Impact studies have shown the positive effect JA provides youth on their future outlook, and volunteerism has numerous proven benefits for adults in their personal life and attitude to organizations who provide this opportunity to them. 

What other benefits does partnering with JA provide?

In addition to your donation making a solid impact on youth development and positively impacting your employees, your organization will benefit from developing and motivating students that may turn into future employees for your organization.
  • "I can't think of a better gift for kids than to prepare them for success in the real world." - Aaron Bahe, Columbus City School Teacher

  • "I loved being the mayor of JA BizTown. I now have a good understanding of how busy business can be." - Gabbie Schneider, JA BizTown Student

  • "I loved my job as the CFO! It was so much fun. If I did this everyday it would be great!" - JA BizTown Student

  • "Kids are capable of more than we know. JA is a great way to demonstrate the real life skills they will all need." JA of Central Ohio Volunteer

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