Junior Achievement of Southwest New England
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About this organization
At Junior Achievement, we give young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Our business volunteers deliver relevant, hands-on experiences that teach students from kindergarten through high school the basics of financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship. JA programs empower students to make a connection between what they learn in school and how it can be applied in the real world, increasing their understanding of the value of staying in school.
Interesting data from their 2020 990 filing
The non-profit's mission is outlined in the filing as being “The organization is dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. these programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs which make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace.”.
When outlining its responsibilities, they were referred to as: “To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy”.
- The state in which the non-profit operates has been officially reported as CT.
- The filing reveals the non-profit's address in 2020 to be 70 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT, 06105.
- As per the non-profit's form for 2020, they have 20 employees on their payroll.
- Does not operate a hospital.
- Does not operate a school.
- Does not collect art.
- Does not provide credit counseling.
- Does not have foreign activities.
- Is not a donor advised fund.
- Is not a private foundation.
- Expenses are greater than $1,000,000.
- Revenue is greater than $1,000,000.
- Revenue less expenses is $104,864.
- The CEO salary policy within the organization is subject to review and endorsement by an impartial party.
- The organization has a written policy that describes how long it will retain documents.
- The organization has 67 independent voting members.
- The organization was formed in 1916.
- The organization has a written policy that addresses conflicts of interest.
- The organization is required to file Schedule B.
- The organization is required to file Schedule J.
- The organization is required to file Schedule O.
- The organization pays $1,284,366 in salary, compensation, and benefits to its employees.
- The organization pays $190,312 in fundraising expenses.
- The organization provides Form 990 to its governing body.
- The organization has minutes of its meetings.
- The organization has a written whistleblower policy.
- The organization has fundraising events.
- The organization's financial statements were reviewed by an accountant.
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