Partnership Criteria & Benefits



Greater Washington Jump$tart Coalition is focused to coordinate and streamline the process of improving the personal financial literacy of students in Greater Washington. Partnership criteria is set to ensure that we are successfully working with partners who have common goals and ideals.

Partner Criteria

Complete the online partnership application.

Pay the partner dues contribution (online or by check) upon receipt of invoice and on an annual basis.

  • for-profit business $99
  • non-profit organization $50
  • government entity $50
  • sole proprietor/individual $50

Participate on 1 or more Greater Washington Jump$tart Coalition committees. Our committees meet monthly on Tuesdays in person or by conference call. Volunteer for at least one GWJ$-sponsored event.

Attend at least 2 of the partners quarterly meetings on the third Tuesday unless otherwise announced. Partners network, get local and national financial literacy updates, outcomes, and share their programs. If you cannot attend, please send a designated representative from your organization.

Provide updates on your financial educationā€related activities in the Greater Washington area each quarter. This includes past and upcoming events, projects and programs.

Share your financial literacy efforts and ideas in email:

The top 10 reasons why partners joined!

  • "We provide financial literacy education program but would like to partner with facilitators."
  • "A referral channel for our financial literacy series is helpful."
  • "I need support with our DC FBLA leadership conference."
  • "I am looking for volunteer opportunities to provide community service."
  •  "We look for recommendations and judges for our local and and national student competitions."
  • "We have financial education field trips where we could use more volunteers."
  • "We sponsor awards and recognitions, and would be interested to receive applications."
  • "Teacher training is my passion."
  • "The partner network at the meetings are valuable to me."
  • "The partner forum is really a great opportunity to find out the need for collaboration for everyone has a passion for financial literacy!"

Partner Benefits!

Visibility & Recognition: Your organization’s name and link will be added to the partners page of the Greater Washington Jump$tart website. Greater Washington Jump$tart partners will be listed in all publications, event programs and brochures.

Publicity: Partners will have the opportunity to advertise and promote upcoming financial education events online and in all Greater Washington Jump$tart publications in order to promote events and raise awareness of your organization’s financial education activities in the Greater Washington area.

Advocacy & Engagement: Greater Washington Jump$tart will actively seek opportunities to promote its partners’ financial education initiatives through direct referral and participation in Greater Washington Jump$tart initiatives. This includes, but is not limited to, direct referrals to Greater Washington Jump$tart partners, volunteers, educators, speakers, and financial education specialists.

Access: Greater Washington Jump$tart offers a platform to bring partners together and form partnerships with other partners. Greater Washington Jump$tart partners will have access to media-related and public speaking opportunities.

Discounts: Greater Washington Jump$tart partners will receive discounted prices on tickets and promotional tables at our sponsored events.