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 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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other ways to make a difference!

Donate Directly

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.

Donate to JA

Major Giving

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.

JA Free Enterprise Society

Planned Giving

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.

JA Heritage Society

Junior Achievement consistently receives the highest grade available for accountability and transparency.

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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.

Contributors

Key Donors

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.

Key Donors

Strategic Partners

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.

Strategic Partners

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

JA Visionaries: Partnership Projects

JA Global Marketplace

JA Global Marketplace

HSBC

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

JA Personal Finance

American Honda Finance Corporation

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

JA National Student Leadership Summit

The Hartford and FedEx Access

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

JA Finance Park

KPMG

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.

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 positvely impacting your employees, your organization will benefit from developing and motivating students that may turn into future employees for your organization.
  • "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

Get Involved with Junior Achievement!

If you would like to volunteer, request a program, or volunteer with JA,
please reach out to a JA near you!