JA of Greater Washington receives grant from Bank of America Charitable Foundation

Junior Achievement of Greater Washington has been awarded a grant in the amount of $15,000 as part of the Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s focus on Economic Mobility for Individuals & Families.

The funding enables Junior Achievement to increase programming at JA Finance Park Prince George's County. With the generous funding from Bank of America, Junior Achievement will be better equipped to engage additional community volunteers, reach more students, and publicize its impact to potential partners.

Junior Achievement thanks Bank of America for their generous support of its work and mission. 

About Bank of America

At Bank of America, we’re guided by a common purpose to help make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. We’re delivering on this through responsible growth with a focus on our environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership. ESG is embedded across our eight lines of business and reflects how we help fuel the global economy, build trust and credibility, and represent a company that people want to work for, invest in and do business with. It’s demonstrated in the inclusive and supportive workplace we create for our employees, the responsible products and services we offer our clients, and the impact we make around the world in helping local economies thrive. An important part of this work is forming strong partnerships with nonprofits and advocacy groups, such as community, consumer and environmental organizations, to bring together our collective networks and expertise to achieve greater impact. Learn more at about.bankofamerica.com, and connect with us on Twitter (@BofA_News).

About Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Since 1965, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington has inspired the next generation to be financially capable and tenacious, equipped with the tools to solve problems creatively, manage risk effectively, and welcome opportunity. Through experiential financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship K-12 programs and capstone experiences taught by volunteer role models from the community, they inspire the next generation to answer the demands of the 21st century economy with “I can.” During the 2016-2017 school year alone, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington delivered its programs to more than 65,000 K-12 students throughout the region. In the last 50 years, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington has impacted the lives of more than 800,000 young people in the District, Maryland and Virginia.