JA Heroes Breakfast

2023 Highlights

To celebrate National Volunteer Month, we are hosting a day to celebrate all of the volunteers that have helped make an impact on Tampa Bay students during this school year! Volunteers are instrumental in accomplishing our mission to give young people the necessary tools to succeed in a global economy, and this event highlights individuals and companies that strive to help us accomplish that mission.

If you have volunteered once or a thousands of times, thank you for spending your time aiding students throughout their day and being a positive influence in their life. Your dedication allows us to progress in our mission to move the economic mobility needle for our students. THANK YOU!

To register for this event, please contact Caleb Schillace at Caleb.Shillace@ja.org or call JA Tampa Bay at (813) 605 -1764.

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Generation JA Field Day

Generation JA is hosting it’s first fundraising event, a JA Field Day!

Compete with your team while helping raise funds to empower the next generation with the knowledge, capacity, and motivation to thrive and build a better future for themselves and their community.

Click here for sponsorship information!

Click here to sign up for JA Field Day!


Caleb Schillace | caleb.schillace@ja.org | (813) 605-1764

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JA Homecoming

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Swing For JA

Swing For JA is back! Thanks to our friends and supporters at Qypsys, JA Tampa Bay is hosting an exciting, fun-filled evening event at TopGolf Tampa!

Swing for JA presented by Qypsys will be held on Wednesday June 16th 2021 from 5:00-8:00pm at Topgolf Tampa.   This year’s event supports our student’s virtual learning experiences such as JA BizTown Adventures, JA BizTown In A Box, JA Finance Park 2.0, JA Virtual Inspire Expo, and the launch of 3DE by Junior Achievement!

This fun event will help us through the other side of this pandemic, becoming even more relevant to our community, education and economic development. Can’t make it? No worries! Please consider a sponsorship that we could use to invite our Junior Achievement students so they can experience this “like no other event”!

Download Sponsorship Form

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JA Virtual Town Hall: Back To Business

Please join us on Wednesday, August 19th at 1:00pm to experience JA’s Virtual Town Hall:  “Back to Business”. This event is designed for our JA Tampa Bay Capstone stakeholders and volunteer partners, which includes JA BizTown, JA Finance Park and JA Inspire Career Center. While financial literacy, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness remain as education imperatives, we will share how our programs have been adapted to a virtual, interactive environment for enhanced learning opportunities for our students and continued brand exposure for our partners.

Guest presenters to include Addison Davis (JA Board Member and Superintendent, Hillsborough County Public Schools), Jeff Chronister (JA Board Member and Vice President Finance, TECO/Tampa Electric),  Jorge Sanchez(Junior Achievement Student Ambassador, Jefferson High School).

We hope that you can join us as we look forward to this amazing opportunity impacting our community in fall 2020.

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Why Entrepreneurship Now

A Virtual Event for America’s Teens

Junior Achievement is partnering with the Brian Hamilton Foundation and Mark Cuban Foundation to host “Why Entrepreneurship Now – A Virtual Event for America’s Teens” hosted by Harris Faulkner, anchor of Fox News Channel’s Outnumbered Overtime and co-host of Outnumbered.

The Virtual Event will be hosted Wednesday, May 27 from 3:00-4:00pm ET on the Microsoft Teams Live platform, made possible with the support of Microsoft.

Special Thanks to the Panelists:
• Brian Hamilton, National Entrepreneur Educator, Co-founder of Sageworks, Philanthropist, Founder of the Brian Hamilton Foundation and Inmates to Entrepreneurs
• Mark Cuban, Co-star, ABC’s “Shark Tank,” owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks and Author, How to Win at the Sport of Business and Kid Startup
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5K For JA

Click here to Donate!

Gather your friends and family to join you and/or support you. The 5K For JA is a great way to be active, safe and contribute to a great cause!

How it Works:

Virtual 5K’s can be done anywhere: Complete your 5K as far as you want, wherever you are, how you like & with whoever you want! At home on the treadmill, at a local trail, or walking the dog around the neighborhood! ….the possibilities are endless!

  1. Complete your 5k – Run, walk, swim, bike… the possibilities are endless!
  2. Donate
  3. Challenge – choose people to do the same!

Share your photos on social media using the hashtag #JATampaBay

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Giving Tuesday Now



On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay is celebrating #GivingTuesdayNow, to help bring our community together with our neighbors near and far who have been impacted by the global pandemic.


With our school closures, Junior Achievement is responding by providing its programs to teachers and parents online and for free. We are doing this so our kids can spend more time planning for and dreaming about tomorrow, and less time worrying about today.



And remember, while today is uncertain, tomorrow represents hope and promise.


We are all in this together.

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