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News – Press Releases

November, 2019

Junior Achievement will open entrepreneur lab in Embarc Collectiv
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay is creating an entrepreneurship academy and lab with Embarc Collective, the innovation and startup hub slated to be finished by the end of the year in downtown Tampa. The JA Entrepreneurship & Lab at Embarc Collective will educate and encourage middle and high school students within the region about entrepreneurship and innovation.

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October, 2019

Pinellas County Schools & Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay Partner to Launch 3DE Schools
Innovative high school model proven to accelerate student engagement and academic outcomes in
traditional public high schools will launch August 2020

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May, 2019

STATE FARM GRANT AWARDED TO JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT
Funding Supports Junior Achievement Work Readiness & Financial Literacy programs for At-Risk Children

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March, 2019

Top Partners, Volunteers and Students to be Honored at Annual Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

Kane’s Furniture, The Vinik Family Foundation and USAA to be Celebrated

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September, 2018

Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay announces new Board Members and Officers

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June, 2018

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF TAMPA BAY RECEIVES GRANT FROM STATE FARM
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay announced today that it has received grants totaling $17,000 to fund JA work readiness and financial literacy programming. The grants, from State Farm Insurance, are part of a larger statewide initiative totaling $60,000 that will support Junior Achievement programs in eleven localities throughout Florida, enabling over 5,000 young people to participate in JA’s nationally recognized economic education programs.

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June, 2018

Bucs’ Rookies Get Some Money-Managing Tips
It’s Professionalism Week for Bucs’ rookies. Just a few short months ago, the guys were college students with not much financial freedom. Now, they’re professional athletes having to make major financial decisions for likely the first time in their lives. That’s where Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay and Raymond James Financial come in.

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October, 2017

ReliaQuest partners with Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay to Create Cybersecurity Storefront at Muma JA BizTown
Fifth grade students from across Hillsborough County will experience what it would be like to work in the fast-paced world of cybersecurity, protecting other large businesses from hackers, malware and cyber-threats. 

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August, 2017

Junior Achievement Capital Campaign Gaining Steam
New Markets Tax Credit Pumps in a Projected Benefit of Nearly $1.4 million to the University Community Development Area for JA Finance Park 

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June, 2017

Fidelity Investments Partners with JA of Tampa Bay to create storefront at Muma JA BizTown
Students will no longer have to imagine what it would be like to run a Fidelity Investor Center; they’ll actually get to experience it. In this simulated city, students will follow a series of classroom activities learning about businesses and jobs at Muma JA BizTown at the Bill Poe Family JA Center. 

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