Partnering with Junior Achievement
Is your company looking to partner with an organization that makes a difference in the lives of youth in your community? Junior Achievement provides programs that are delivered to students in the classroom or in a simulated community (depending on the location). 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 JA, you will empower young people 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 the community using proven programs that change young peoples' lives.
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Every single dollar makes a difference. Donating to JA USA will help to continually evolve JA's enriching programs, or donating directly to a local JA in your community will help JA reach more students.
For larger donations, you can be a part of the prestigious JA's Free Enterprise Society. This support comes from individual, personal or family gifts of $10,000 or more on an annual basis.
Some faithful friends of JA have planned to support the organization beyond their lifetime. These caring individuals have taken deliberate steps to ensure and enhance JA's future.
Who Contributes to JA?
Corporate and Foundation Contributors
These amazing and caring organizations make it possible for Junior Achievement USA to make an impact on youth development. Their monetary contribution and volunteer base help to make JA the great organization it is today.
Key donors are Corporations who are currently engaged with Junior Achievement USA through a very generous single donation of $500,000 or more. This level of donation helps to ensure that JA programs reach as many students as possible in the United States.
Junior Achievement USA creates strategic partnerships with organizations that share our goal of empowering young people to own their economic success. These collaborations bring positive role models into students' lives and help them forge a path to a fulfilling future.
JA Visionaries: Partnership Projects
JA Global Marketplace
HSBC is the new sponsor of JA Global Marketplace. Their support will to make the student experience more contemporary and will also help support select JA markets in bringing the program to students in those communities. Read more in our annual report.
JA Personal Finance
AHFC has provided support to redevelop the JA Personal Finance program which will help nearly half-a-million U.S. teens be more financially literate over the next four years. Additionally, JA and AHFC created a new online interactive quiz, www.financialtestdrive.org to help teens learn about the financial responsibilities associated with vehicle ownership. Read more in our annual report
JA National Student Leadership Summit
This annual competition celebrates JA teen entrepreneurs' business skills, creativity, and innovation. This engaging event convenes 15 JA Company Program start-ups in our nation's capital for three days of high impact JA experiences, culminating in a gala awards dinner. Read more in our annual report
JA Finance Park
KPMG's support has helped JA redevelop and design the JA Finance Park classroom curriculum to meet the needs of today's middle school and high school students. By using custom software and tablets during the simulation, the experience is not only more relevant for the students, it also eliminates the use of paper.
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"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."