Junior Achievement of New York Announces New Funding for Third Quarter of the 2014-15 School Year
By Sarah Ford on April 3, 2015
[NEW YORK, NY] – Junior Achievement of New York – the leading provider of “real world” education for K-12 students in NYC and Long Island, received nearly $375,000 in corporate and foundation funding support during the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year.
"Junior Achievement has a long history of bringing vital human resources and enriching curricula content and experiences to our school partners to help young people develop the skills and confidence required for success in school and in life”, said Joseph Peri, President of JA New York.
Thanks to the generosity of the funders and grantors listed below, JA New York will continue to expand financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and college and career readiness programs, and trained and skilled business and community volunteer mentors, to more than 200 New York City and Long Island schools. We thank them for investing in the achievement of future business and community professionals of New York City and Long Island:
- AIG - $100,000
- Allianz of America - $37,000
- BlackRock - $10,000
- Citi Foundation - $55,000
- Delta Air Lines - $10,000
- Edelman - $10,000
- Holborn Corporation - $5,000
- HSBC - $4,950
- PwC - $45,000
- Terex Corporation - $10,000
- The C. George Van Kampen Fdn. - $25,000
- TIAA-CREF - $25,000
- Thomson Reuters - $20,000
- The Walt Disney Company - $25,000
- U.S. Bank - $17,500
Junior Achievement programs are delivered free of cost to schools and community organizations in the New York City and Long Island area.
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ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF NEW YORK
Junior Achievement of New York is the local affiliate of Junior Achievement USA, the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. We recruit, train, and mobilize more than 5000 corporate and community volunteers to provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA New York delivers nearly 70,000 student experiences per year, free of cost, to more than 200 NYC and Long Island public schools. Visit www.jany.org for more information.
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