RADF Investment: $580,000
Other Investment: $765,000
Total Investment: $1,345,000
Project Period: January 2008–February 2010
Junior Achievement in Alberta provides training in personal finance, business, entrepreneurship, and career development to students in Grades 3-12, mainly in Calgary and Edmonton. This project took a large step forward in meeting the rural demand for Junior Achievement programs. For the first time, Junior Achievement was taken outside of major cities and piloted in several rural Alberta communities. In addition to educating hundreds of students about business, finance, entrepreneurship, and career development, Junior Achievement created Rural Leadership Councils and recruited and trained volunteers.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: