JA is proud to announce it has received a grant for the JA Whole School Program in Rockford, Illinois. The grant was awarded by the Dr. Louis and Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois’ Community Grants Program.
This grant will bring JA's financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship programming to an entire elementary school through the JA Whole School Program. This program benefits students with JA's sequential programs year after year.
"We're excited for this grant from Community Foundation of Northern Illinois and to see the great impact it will make in the Rockford community," said Derek Ernst, VP of Suburban Operations for JA of Chicago.
About the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois:
The mission of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois is to serve as a catalyst for giving in order to attract, preserve, and grow an endowment for current and future needs of Northern Illinois. Since its founding in 1953 CFNIL has granted more than $71 million for charitable purposes. Learn more about CFNIL’s grantmaking and commitment to endowment at cfnil.org.