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Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2017’

  • JAWM BEE Program Thank You

    UPS FOUNDATION Donates $7200 to JAWM

    Once again, Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts was fortunate to receive a grant from the UPS Foundation, to deliver JA Be Entrepreneurial programs at selected area schools including Putnam Vocational Technical Academy,  Chicopee High, CHD, East Longmeadow High School and the JA BEE Summer Program. JA Be Entrepreneurial focuses on challenging …

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  • Schools to Implement Junior Achievement’s Financial Literacy Coursework, Made Possible by Grant from MassMutual Foundation

    Thousands of students in Springfield will be participating in Junior Achievement programs through the generosity of a $75,000 grant from the MassMutual Foundation.   The Building the Future Through Volunteerism project supports students in 6th -12th grade as they explore STEM Careers and activities that increase financial literacy. The …

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  • The Davis Foundation Provides Grant to Junior Achievement

    Students in Greater Springfield will be participating in Junior Achievement programs through the generosity of a $25,000 grant from the Irene E. & George A. Davis Foundation.   The goal of  the JA: A Valued Added Authentic Learning Project is to provide students with learning experiences that encourage …

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  • United Bank Check Presentation

    JAWM and United Bank Partner to Bring Financial Literacy Programs to Students

    Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts received a $10,000 grant from the United Bank Foundation to bring financial literacy programs to students in East Longmeadow, Westfield, West Springfield, and Springfield. The programs will teach students concepts related to budgeting, saving, and money management with the intent …

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    Junior Achievement Business and Entrepreneurial Exploration Summer Program

    Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts held it’s very first summer program from July 10th, 2017 – August 11th, 2017. This summer program was developed to help prevent summer learning loss in grades 6th – 12th. For five weeks, students participated in programs such as JA …

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  • UPS Foundation Grant Helps Junior Achievement

    SPRINGFIELD — Junior Achievement (JA) of Western Massachusetts received a $7,200 grant from the UPS Foundation to implement JA “Be Entrepreneurial” classes. The curriculum introduces high-school students to the essential elements of a practical business plan and challenges them to start an entrepreneurial venture while …

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  • United Bank Foundation Supports JA’s Financial-literacy Efforts

    BusinessWest Staff on September 1, 2017 in Daily News SPRINGFIELD — Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts announced that it received a $10,000 grant from the United Bank Foundation to bring financial-literacy programs to students in East Longmeadow, Westfield, West Springfield, and Springfield. The programs will …

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