Junior Achievement of Idaho

Junior Achievement of Idaho (JA) is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

Junior Achievement of Idaho (JA) is a partnership between the business community, educators and volunteers all working together to provide hands on experiences to help young people understand the economics of life. This partnership brings the real world to students K-12 opening their minds to their own potential. This innovative partnership connects young people with relevant learning and the impo

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07/09/2021

We are proud to be a participant in the Albertsons Boise Open Tickets for Charity program again this year! If you select Junior Achievement of Idaho during checkout, 100% of ticket proceeds will be donated back to JA of Idaho.

Enjoy golf by day, live music by night, and fun family activities in between during one of Boise's best summer events, all while supporting Idaho students!

The Albertsons Boise Open is August 19-21. Get your tickets before they sell out! Visit albertsonsboiseopen.com to purchase tickets, and don't forget to select Junior Achievement of Idaho during check out.

We are proud to be a participant in the Albertsons Boise Open Tickets for Charity program again this year! If you select Junior Achievement of Idaho during checkout, 100% of ticket proceeds will be donated back to JA of Idaho.

Enjoy golf by day, live music by night, and fun family activities in between during one of Boise's best summer events, all while supporting Idaho students!

The Albertsons Boise Open is August 19-21. Get your tickets before they sell out! Visit albertsonsboiseopen.com to purchase tickets, and don't forget to select Junior Achievement of Idaho during check out.

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Did you know only 40% of small businesses are profitable? Explore these tips to ensure your business stays in the green.

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6 Ways to Save Money as a College Student

While pursuing higher education can be rewarding, it can also be pricey! But how can parents and students start saving early? Here are 6 ways!

6 Ways to Save Money as a College Student College is expensive-but there are ways to save money while getting a degree.

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Happy 4th of July from JA!

Happy 4th of July from JA!

5 ways to boost student engagement with STEM learning strategies 07/03/2021

5 ways to boost student engagement with STEM learning strategies

There are many ways educators can help their students through STEM learning strategies! Here are 5 ways to integrate STEM into your teaching.

5 ways to boost student engagement with STEM learning strategies Here are five strategies using technology the teachers in my school have implemented to create a learning environment that actively engages students and promotes more fun in learning.

5 Best Educational Board Games for Money Management 07/01/2021

5 Best Educational Board Games for Money Management

Learning about money management doesn't have to be boring. Here are 5 educational board games for all ages to learn about finances, debt, and investments!

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When looking for a job or career after college, there are specific criteria you should consider before applying. This article explains what will make a recent college graduate employable in the eyes of employers.

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When it comes to running a business, collaboration is one of the fundamentals of being a great entrepreneur and having a successful team. Learn more about how collaboration will get you further than the competition.

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With most of the work environment transitioning from a traditional workspace to remote work, it's still important to keep up your productivity. Here are 5 remote work tools you can use while working from anywhere!

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06/18/2021

Thank you Bank of Commerce for your support and for all you do to inspire and empower students in our local communities!

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Annually, the Bank of Commerce raises money to benefit @JuniorAchievement of Idaho. JA strives to educate K-12 students about entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy. In 2021, The Bank of Commerce donated $5,000 to JA and its employees and their connections raised $1,220 for the program. To celebrate this achievement, some of our employees joined with other companies in the annual JA Bowl-a-thon – and won the costume contest too! To learn more about JA and find out how you can help, visit https://bit.ly/3gv84Hz. #JuniorAchievement #BofC #JAIdaho #YourBankofaLifetime

06/16/2021

The moment we've all been waiting for!

Congratulations to the winners of our Opportunity Drawing. Thank you to our generous sponsors, fundraisers, and donors for rallying behind JA of Idaho and helping to ensure that students in Idaho will continue to have access to our life-changing programs!

The moment we've all been waiting for!

Congratulations to the winners of our Opportunity Drawing. Thank you to our generous sponsors, fundraisers, and donors for rallying behind JA of Idaho and helping to ensure that students in Idaho will continue to have access to our life-changing programs!

6 tips to give students a skills refresh 06/16/2021

6 tips to give students a skills refresh

Without the normalcy of structured traditional school learning and education, many students have lost some social and motor skills. Learn some tips on how to refresh student's educational muscles below.

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Photos from Junior Achievement of Idaho's post 06/15/2021

We can hardly believe Bowl-A-Thon season is coming to an end! We are so grateful to everyone who helped raise funds for JA and came out to celebrate with us in person at four bowling events over the last week. Check out our events photos below!

It's not too late to donate and enter to win one of three awesome prizes through our opportunity drawing! Every $10 donation made until 11:59pm tonight will qualify for double entries! Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org to donate and enter!

06/15/2021

Ashley Jackson is a rockstar with JA of Idaho. She is Program Director and helps coordinate volunteers, schools and teachers to get our valuable programs to our K-12 students in Idaho. She does a ton more and her personal story of JA’s impact is why we do what we do. She’s wants the community to take the Hamilton Challenge before the end of the day Tuesday so we can reach our goal!

06/15/2021

Connie Miller with @hzcu brings passion to so many causes in Boise and we are proud to have her represent JA of Idaho! She’s challenging all the Credit Unions in Idaho to take the Hamilton Challenge to see who can donate the most before our big grand prize drawing Wednesday morning.

06/15/2021

Sean Evans with @meridianidchamber is a great ambassador to JA of Idaho. He’s challenging his chamber members to take the Hamilton Challenge to raise funds for our vital programs. Also let’s add Bill Connors and @boisechamber members to the challenge and see which group can donate more before the end of Tuesday night!!!

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Happy Flag Day! Did you know: The adoption of the US flag took place on June 14th, 1777.

Happy Flag Day! Did you know: The adoption of the US flag took place on June 14th, 1777.

06/12/2021

Marla Johnson with US Bank rolls the first X STRIKE X for the JA of Idaho Bowl-A-Thon

Marla Johnson with US Bank rolls the first X STRIKE X for the JA of Idaho Bowl-A-Thon

06/11/2021

Our gratitude goes out to students of the Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council for their efforts to raise funds to support JA programs in Idaho!

With young people like them involved in our local communities, Idaho's future is in great hands. #JAIdaho #MYAC #InspiringTomorrows

Our gratitude goes out to students of the Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council for their efforts to raise funds to support JA programs in Idaho!

With young people like them involved in our local communities, Idaho's future is in great hands. #JAIdaho #MYAC #InspiringTomorrows

Support Junior Achievement Of Idaho’s Bowl-A-Thon — ListenBoise 06/09/2021

Support Junior Achievement Of Idaho’s Bowl-A-Thon — ListenBoise

Thanks to Nathan Fast with Wild 101 for helping to spread the word about our Bowl-A-Thon, sponsored by WaFd Bank!

It’s not too late to make a donation and support Idaho students. Visit fundraiser.jaidaho.org!

https://www.listenboise.com/trending/support-junior-achievement-of-idahos-bowl-a-thon

Support Junior Achievement Of Idaho’s Bowl-A-Thon — ListenBoise Help Idaho students learn financial literacy & win some incredible prizes!

Photos from Mrs. Bonneville County - Michelle Ziel-Dingman's post 06/09/2021

We were honored to have Mrs. Bonneville County, Michelle Ziel-Dingman join us for our Idaho Falls Bowl-A-Thon yesterday and share her JA story!

Sprout Social Photos 06/06/2021

Happy Higher Education Day! At JA, we celebrate and encourage students to explore various future paths, one being higher education!

Happy Higher Education Day! At JA, we celebrate and encourage students to explore various future paths, one being higher education!

06/01/2021

Do you have a recent graduate heading off to college in the Fall? This week's prize drawing could be perfect for them! 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓

Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org to make a donation and enter to win a $50 Visa gift card PLUS a $25 Starbucks gift card!

Don't forget! Each $10 gift also qualifies for one entry into our Opportunity Drawing on June 16th. Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org for more information.

Do you have a recent graduate heading off to college in the Fall? This week's prize drawing could be perfect for them! 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓

Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org to make a donation and enter to win a $50 Visa gift card PLUS a $25 Starbucks gift card!

Don't forget! Each $10 gift also qualifies for one entry into our Opportunity Drawing on June 16th. Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org for more information.

Sprout Social Photos 05/31/2021

Today, we honor those who have given their lives in military service for our country. We will never forget.

Today, we honor those who have given their lives in military service for our country. We will never forget.

Photos from Wild 101's post 05/29/2021

That’s a wrap! We had a blast hanging out with MYAC at the Village today.

Thanks to everyone that came out to support JA of Idaho!

05/29/2021

Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council doing a fantastic job making the Wild 101 street van shine!

We’re out here at the Village for one more hour! Come out, get your car washed and support JA of Idaho at the same time!

If you can’t come out today but would like donate, visit fundraiser.jaidaho.org!

05/29/2021

First car of the day! #JAIdaho #MYAC

First car of the day! #JAIdaho #MYAC

05/29/2021

The perfect day for a car wash! Thank you to members of MYAC for their efforts in coordinating this event.

We’re looking for the Treasure Valley’s Dirtiest Car so if you think you own it, come show us and you could win a $25 Dutch Bros gift card.

Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council carwash is back on! Come see us on Saturday at The Village at Meridian in the Mountain West Bank parking lot, 1-5pm!

Our friends at Wild 101 will be hanging out on location 3-5pm and we're going to be looking for the Treasure Valley's dirtiest car! If your vehicle is caked with mud and you can't tell what color it is anymore, you might just win a prize.

See you there!

05/26/2021

Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council carwash is back on! Come see us on Saturday at The Village at Meridian in the Mountain West Bank parking lot, 1-5pm!

Our friends at Wild 101 will be hanging out on location 3-5pm and we're going to be looking for the Treasure Valley's dirtiest car! If your vehicle is caked with mud and you can't tell what color it is anymore, you might just win a prize.

See you there!

Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council carwash is back on! Come see us on Saturday at The Village at Meridian in the Mountain West Bank parking lot, 1-5pm!

Our friends at Wild 101 will be hanging out on location 3-5pm and we're going to be looking for the Treasure Valley's dirtiest car! If your vehicle is caked with mud and you can't tell what color it is anymore, you might just win a prize.

See you there!

05/24/2021

What would you do with $100 at the Village?

Make a donation between now and Thursday, May 27th and you could be this week's lucky winner!

Don't forget- each $10 donation also qualifies for one entry into our Opportunity Drawing on June 16th.

Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org to donate and learn more!

What would you do with $100 at the Village?

Make a donation between now and Thursday, May 27th and you could be this week's lucky winner!

Don't forget- each $10 donation also qualifies for one entry into our Opportunity Drawing on June 16th.

Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org to donate and learn more!

05/21/2021

Due to expected rain and thunder storms, tomorrow's carwash, hosted by Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council has been postponed.

Stay tuned for details on a future event! #JAIdaho #MYAC #InspiringTomorrows

Due to expected rain and thunder storms, tomorrow's carwash, hosted by Meridian Mayor's Youth Advisory Council has been postponed.

Stay tuned for details on a future event! #JAIdaho #MYAC #InspiringTomorrows

05/19/2021

JA’s Bowl-A-Thon, presented by WaFd Bank, wouldn’t be possible this year without the support of our amazing sponsors. On behalf of students all over Idaho, thank you for your partnership! #JAIdaho #JABAT #donationsthatbuilddreams

JA’s Bowl-A-Thon, presented by WaFd Bank, wouldn’t be possible this year without the support of our amazing sponsors. On behalf of students all over Idaho, thank you for your partnership! #JAIdaho #JABAT #donationsthatbuilddreams

05/18/2021

This week’s prize drawing is giving us major summer vibes!

Make a donation to JA of Idaho between now and Thursday, May 20th and be entered to win a pair of Proof Eyewear Sunglasses ($150 value) AND a $25 gift card to The STIL Ice Cream Company.

Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org to donate and enter.

And don’t forget! Each $10 donation also qualifies for one entry into our opportunity drawing on June 16th. Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org for more information!

This week’s prize drawing is giving us major summer vibes!

Make a donation to JA of Idaho between now and Thursday, May 20th and be entered to win a pair of Proof Eyewear Sunglasses ($150 value) AND a $25 gift card to The STIL Ice Cream Company.

Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org to donate and enter.

And don’t forget! Each $10 donation also qualifies for one entry into our opportunity drawing on June 16th. Visit fundraise.jaidaho.org for more information!

Sprout Social Photos 05/17/2021

It's Tax Day! Make sure to get all your taxes done by the end of the day!

It's Tax Day! Make sure to get all your taxes done by the end of the day!

Our Story

Junior Achievement of Idaho is one of 106 JA Areas under JA USA which reaches 4.7 million students per year in 379,968 classrooms and afterschool locations. JA programs are taught by volunteers in inner cities, suburbs, and rural areas throughout the United States of America and in 122 countries around the world. JA Worldwide's 330,000 classroom volunteers around the world come from all walks of life and include business people, college students, parents, and retirees. These dedicated individuals are the backbone of the organization.

JA is one of a few global nonprofits to use independent, third-party evaluators to gauge the impact of its programs. Since 1993, independent evaluators have conducted studies on JA’s effectiveness. Findings prove that JA has a positive impact in a number of critical areas. These results are available free upon request. Summaries of the findings also are published in the JA Programs section at www.ja.org.

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Junior Achievement has programs for grades K-12 which focus on financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship. Visit www.jaidaho.org for all program information, curriculum correlations and each programs' scope and sequence.

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215 E Frankiln Rd
Meridian, ID
83642

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JA of Idaho is currently serving over 10,000 students each year and is managed by 46 employees and a volunteer Board of Directors. For more information contact [email protected]

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Monday 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:30 - 16:30
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