There are many ways that organizations or individuals can become involved with the coalition.
Join the Coalition!
Organizations and individuals actively engaged in promoting personal financial literacy for youth are invited for membership. Contact Brandon Pugh at 803-732-8410 for informaton or download and submit our membership application.
Support the Coalition!
The Jump$tart Coalition is a charitable 501(c)3, not-for-profit organization. As such, in-kind donations such as printing of promotional materials or hosting of meetings and events are greatly appreciated. For more information, please contact Ann Elliott at 803-980-6363
Make a difference locally!
Organizations and individuals can make great impact at the local level. How?
- Financial Institutions: Volunteer to work with a local school or district to provide classroom presentations or teacher support.
- Educators: Incorporate personal finance within your curriculum. Personal finance has been taught successfully to students of all ages and within many core and elective subjects. For more resources, visit the SC Department of Education or go to the Clearinghouse and search according to your grade and subject matter. The National Jump$tart Coalition can help you identify successful models. For more information, send e-mail or call 1-888-45-EDUCATE.
- Parents: Begin teaching your child about personal finance at a young age and continue to reinforce these skills. See the Links section or visit the Clearinghouse for more ideas on teaching your child about personal finance matters.