JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF TAMPA BAY RECEIVES GRANT FROM STATE FARM
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay announced today that it has received grants totaling $17,000 to fund JA work readiness and financial literacy programming. The grants, from State Farm Insurance, are part of a larger statewide initiative totaling $60,000 that will support Junior Achievement programs in eleven localities throughout Florida, enabling over 5,000 young people to participate in JA’s nationally recognized economic education programs.
Bucs' Rookies Get Some Money-Managing Tips
It's Professionalism Week for Bucs' rookies. Just a few short months ago, the guys were college students with not much financial freedom. Now, they're professional athletes having to make major financial decisions for likely the first time in their lives. That's where Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay and Raymond James Financial come in.
ReliaQuest partners with Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay to Create Cybersecurity Storefront at Muma JA BizTown
Fifth grade students from across Hillsborough County will experience what it would be like to work in the fast-paced world of cybersecurity, protecting other large businesses from hackers, malware and cyber-threats.
Fidelity Investments Partners with JA of Tampa Bay to create storefront at Muma JA BizTown
Students will no longer have to imagine what it would be like to run a Fidelity Investor Center; they'll actually get to experience it. In this simulated city, students will follow a series of classroom activities learning about businesses and jobs at Muma JA BizTown at the Bill Poe Family JA Center.
Junior Achievement DOES Make a Difference
As a nine-year-old Cuban immigrant, King High School teacher Leonel Garcia faced innumerable challenges: He spoke no English. He struggled to pass the reading section of FCAT. His third-grade teacher recommended retention.
Cybercop kids! Tampa's BizTown opens cybersecurity storefront
Tampa's Muma JA BizTown is a rite of passage field trip for Hillsborough County fifth grade students. It allows kids to try out future jobs by "working" at Publix, Bank of America or even Busch Gardens. It is a bustling interconnected town.
Tax credits help fund Junior Achievement financial literacy center in Tampa
A capital campaign for JA Finance Park presented by SunTrust has topped the $6 million mark. Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay used a complex New Markets Tax Credits financing facility that bridged pledges to date with tax equity, to get a $1.4 million benefit, a press release said.
Bank of America throws $600,000 'surprise party' for nonprofits
Junior Achievement will use its grant dollars to continue supporting the "Sharks" entrepreneurial after school program for kids at Brooks DeBartolo Collegiate High School in North Tampa and Hillsborough Community College in Brandon.