You can make a difference in our schools! Your support provides a visible and meaningful demonstration of your organization’s commitment to youth in our community. We partner with a variety of organizations in the community – from professional associations, to small businesses, to Fortune 500 companies. Each partner makes a fundamental difference in our outreach, allowing us to reach more students and meet the growing demand for our programs.


Ways to Get Involved



As a Junior Achievement volunteer, you help to reinforce the value of an education to students.

Build company morale by participating in a company-sponsored volunteer program: 

We provide training and flexibility to busy schedules. Your organization encourages enthusiastic employees to make a difference in the classroom by volunteering. Learn more.

Sponsor or Donate:

  • Directly in the classroom: Schools – Sponsor a class, special programs, or even an entire school.
  • In the community: Special Events – Sponsor or attend one of our signature events held throughout the year, host a company-wide Bowl-a-Thon, and more.

Lead by Example:

  • Become a member of the JA of Chicago Board of Directors: If you are a senior corporate/business executive, become part of an exclusive group of Chicago top business leaders who care about the future economic stability and future success of young people.corpgroups2
  • Promote JA to your office! Use our media tools for corporate newsletters or elevator ads.