Grant Funding

Many private and corporate foundations provide support through generous grants and endowments. We are very grateful for their contributions that allow Junior Achievement of South Florida to deliver state-of-the art, interactive programs to the youth of our community.
 

JA BizTown Educational Summer Camp

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Our camp engages kids in a learn-by-doing, active process, leading up to employment in one of eighteen establishments within JA BizTown. Once employed, they take on the responsibilities of buying or creating products and services that are sold within the JA BizTown market. Campers participate in a number of instructional seminars and speaker presentations on topics such as managing bank accounts, identifying career interests, interviewing for jobs, making healthy choices, and supporting charitable causes. Offering these underserved children a weeklong educational summer camp program, providing a safe environment, and a nutritious meal, will only increase the chance for them to succeed.

Thanks to the following for your support:

  • BJ’s Charitable Foundation
  • Carnival Foundation
  • Kinder Morgan Foundation
  • PNC Foundation

  • JA Day

    TD Ameritrade

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    TD Ameritrade and Junior Achievement USA are partnering together for the fourth year to invest in America’s youth. TD Ameritrade is sponsoring a JA Day for Junior Achievement of South Florida during 2016.


    JA Fellows

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    JA Fellows® is an in-depth, highly intensive leadership and entrepreneurship program for high schools students. Thanks to the following for your support:

  • AT&T Aspire
  • Broward College
  • Citrix Systems
  • Deluxe Corporation Foundation
  • Albert E. and Birdie W. Einstein Fund
  • The Hartford
  • JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Sam's Club of Coral Springs
  • William R. Watts
  • Xerox
  • JA Finance! Family! Food!

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    Finance! Family! Food! is a family financial education pilot series for middle grade students and their parents. Thanks to the following for your support:

  • Albert E. and Birdie Einstein Fund, Inc.
  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • Community Foundation of Broward (The Dot and Keith Cobb Fund, Heidi and Mark Maller Fund, Charles L. Palmer Family Fund, and Nancy N. Porter Community Impact Fund)
  • Comerica Charitable Foundation
  • Jarden Consumer Solutions Community Fund
  • TD Charitable Foundation
  • Walmart Foundation/Coconut Creek Facility
  • William R. Watts Foundation

  • JA Personal Finance

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    The JA Personal Finance curriculum will be provided to two hundred and fifty at-risk high school students this school year. JA Personal Finance focuses on earning money; spending money wisely through budgeting; saving and investing money; using credit cautiously; and protecting one's personal finances. Thanks to the following for your support:

  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation
  • 2015 State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship grant
  • TD Charitable Foundation

  • JA Finance Park Virtual

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    JA Finance Park Virtual has three components that tie it all together and make it engaging and relevant to local high school students: in-class curriculum, mentors and a virtual simulation activity. Together, they show the relevancy of staying in school to future earnings; they provide a clear picture of the financial responsibilities of adulthood; and they inspire participants to succeed. Thanks to the following for your support:

  • Frederick W. Jaqua Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward
  • Nordstrom
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • State Farm
  • JA World

    Franklin Templeton Investments

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    Franklin Templeton Investments supports the delivery of JA Finance Park to underserved, at-risk students with both funding and volunteer support. This grant comes through a partnership between JA USA and Franklin Templeton Investments.

    The Salah Foundation

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    The Salah Foundation is underwriting the costs to upgrade the hardware in JA’s Finance Park, serving 20,000 students each year!


    Walmart Foundation

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    The Walmart Foundation generously provided a grant to provide lunch to 1,500 local at-risk JA BizTown students during the 2015-16 school year.

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    American Express

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    American Express supports Junior Achievement's efforts to recruit, train, and retain volunteers who provide students with an outstanding JA experience.