The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition is a non-profit organization that was established in December 2002 in Alabama to increase financial education in kindergarten through college.  Alabama Jump$tart is a proud affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy which is based in Washington, D.C. and was first convened in 1995. For more information, visit the National Jump$tart website at


The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition seeks to increase financial literacy for all K-16 students in Alabama by collaborating with other organizations in Alabama to promote financial literacy.


The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition envisions a time when all Alabama young people will be financially literate and equipped to achieve lifetime financial goals upon graduation from high school.

Alabama Jump$tart Coalition Events and Meetings


2016 Events: 

August 2016: The Alabama Jump$tart Coalition hosts the "Day of Financial Literacy" for Teachers.  Teachers will have the opportunity to attend this free event to gain financial education skills and receive free resource materials for the classroom.   If you would like to support a teacher's attendance at this free event, please send your email inquiry to The deadline is Friday, July 29th for a tax deductible donation.

Summer 2016Share the gift of reading with your child and teach them about money too.   The below list are books that can be purchased at Books-a-Million or Barnes & Noble: Berenstain Bears’ – Trouble with Money, Marc Brown – Arthur’s TV Trouble, Shelley Gill – Big Buck Adventure, David M Schwartz – If you Made a Million, Rosemary Wells – Bunny Money, and Marissa Moss – Amelia Works it Out.

April 2016Teach Children to Save.  Join together during April and on April 29th to celebrate "Teach Children to Save" Day.   One way to make an impact is to share lessons with your child by teaching them lessons from Jump$tart's Book "How to Raise a Money Smart Child".  A copy can be downloaded for free at this website: