Junior Achievement of New York announces new funding for first two quarters of its 2015-16 fiscal year

(PR NewsChannel) / February 9, 2016 / NEW YORK 

Junior Achievement of New York, JANYJunior Achievement of New York – the leading provider of “real world” education for K-12 students in NYC, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley received more than $335,000 in corporate and foundation funding support during the first and second quarters of the 2015-16 fiscal year (July1 – June 30).

“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 offer financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and college and career readiness programs, and trained and skilled business and community volunteer mentors, free of charge, to 250 New York City, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley schools. We thank them for investing in the achievement of future business and community professionals of New York City, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley:

  • Bank of NY Mellon – $30,000
  • Capital One Bank – $35,000
  • Chick-fil-A – $5,000
  • E*Trade – $15,000
  • Ernst & Young – $25,000
  • FactSet Research Systems – $1,700
  • FedEx – $10,000
  • Gen Re – $750
  • Golub Capital, Inc. – $3,637
  • Holborn Corporation – $2,500
  • HSBC – $69,900
  • Manhasset Community Fund – $5,000
  • Manuel H. Barron – $10,000
  • MUFG Union Bank – $10,000
  • NYC Civic Corps – $7,488
  • PSE&G – $22,483
  • PwC – $45,000
  • Salesforce.com – $5,000
  • Stop and Stor – $1,000
  • The Warren and Katherine Coopersmith Foundation – $1,000
  • The Xerox Foundation – $3,000
  • Travelers Companies Foundation – $10,000
  • US Bank – $16,900


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 5,600 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 more than 77,000 student experiences per year, free of charge, to 250 NYC, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley public schools. Visit www.jany.org for more information.

Rebecca Rosenbaum
Phone: 212-949-5269

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SOURCE:  Junior Achievement of New York

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