Inspire and prepare young people to succeed

Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Today's Students for a Bright Future

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Michigan Great Lakes provides several ways that you can get involved whether you’re someone looking to volunteer, part of a district or school looking for educational materials, or part of an business looking to help us expand the reach of our mission.


In-person or Virtual you can Volunteer with Junior Achievement and make a profound difference in the youth of our community.

Volunteers, begin here

Schools and Parents

Junior Achievement provides activities, guides, thought leadership and lots of additional resources to support learning.

Schools and Parents, begin here


Junior Achievement partners with corporations and individuals to fund the programs that are delivered to our local students.

Partners, begin here

JA of Michigan Great Lakes Spotlight

JA Free Enterprise Center

The 35,000-square-foot Junior Achievement Free Enterprise Center at 4090 Lake Drive SE, Grand Rapids, will serve both as the regional staff headquarters and will house three experiential labs for students across West Michigan: Fox Family JA BizTown, Karl & Susan Hascall JA Finance Park, and the Haworth JA Entrepreneurship Incubator.

View the details for JA Bowling for Financial Literacy

JA Bowling for Financial Literacy

  Where: Westgate Bowl
 When: Monday, November 01, 2021 5:00 PM

JA Bowling for Financial Literacy is a party with a purpose, to help local students by providing financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness programming!

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View the details for West Michigan Business Hall of Fame

West Michigan Business Hall of Fame

  Where: Amway Grand Plaza
 When: Monday, October 25, 2021 6:15 PM

Junior Achievement honors Business Hall of Fame Laureates for their leadership and success in business and community involvement.

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