Join Jumpstart

Jump$tart is a national nonprofit coalition that unites diverse partners from business, finance, nonprofits, associations, academia, government and other sectors, which share a commitment to financial literacy, especially for our nation’s youth.  The video (right) illustrates why Jump$tart believes that we're "stronger together."

2017 Partner Application Deadlines

Jump$tart welcomes organizations that conduct or support financial education for students to submit an application to join.  For an application, contact Laura Levine, and for consideration in 2017, applications are due Oct. 11. 

Individuals and organizations with a local or statewide focus are encouraged to join one of Jump$tart's 51 affiliated state coalitions. Criteria and process may vary from state to state, please contact state coalitions directly.

Why Jump$tart?

Jump$tart partner organizations:

  • ┬čTeam up with a pioneer and recognized leader in the financial literacy field.
  • Lend their voices to the national dialogue.
  • Amplify their individual efforts by working as a coalition toward common goals such as effectiveness in financial education.
  • Build greater awareness about the importance of financial literacy.
  • Benefit from: access to government and industry thought leaders and innovators; networking opportunities with like-minded financial literacy advocates; and visibility through Jump$tart’s communications and social media outreach.

Coalition partners are expected to:

  • Support Jump$tart’s vision of a financially literate future, especially among our nation’s youth.
  • Commit to the spirit and practice of collaboration and inclusiveness within the effort.
  • Participate in the coalition’s activities and events, when possible and contribute to publications.
  • Support the work that Jump$tart does on behalf of its partners through annual dues.