The Bank of America Foundation has made a $15,000 grant to Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina to support their programs in the areas of financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship. The funds will be used to support 30 JA Programs (over 660 students) in the Midlands and the Lowcountry.
Casey Pash, President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina, stated that "Bank of America continues to be a long standing partner with Junior Achievement. Bank of America supports our work to K-12 students teaching them financial literacy. Bank of America not only gives funding, but their employees volunteer their time to teach Junior Achievement programs. Bank of America I a great example of a company in South Carolina inspiring our future.”
About Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina® (JAGSC)
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JAGSC reaches more than 11,000students per year in 34 counties in South Carolina. For over the last 50 years JAGSC has impacted over 750,000 youth. JAGSC is a member of JAUSA. Visit www.ja.org for more information or contact Casey Pash at firstname.lastname@example.org or 803.252.1974.
About Bank of America
Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company provides unmatched convenience in the United States, serving approximately 47 million consumer and small business relationships with approximately 4,400 retail financial centers, approximately 16,000 ATMs, and award-winning digital banking with approximately 36 million active users, including approximately 25 million mobile users. Bank of America is a global leader in wealth management, corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. Bank of America offers industry-leading support to approximately 3 million small business owners through a suite of innovative, easy-to-use online products and services. The company serves clients through operations across the United States, its territories and more than 35 countries. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.