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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

Junior Achievement of Central Illinois is a nonprofit that inspires and prepares young people for success

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Central Illinois 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 a 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

Junior Achievement of Central Illinois Spotlight

image of simulated city used in JA Finance Park Virtual program

JA Finance Park® Virtual

Students are exposed to various concepts that they will see in real life, such as monthly expenses, insurance, loans, and most importantly, an introduction to the world of budgeting. With the help of local businesses, this curriculum and simulation for students serves as a reflection of our community.

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JA Finance Park® Virtual
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GP CareerSpark & JA Inspire®

CareerSpark is a hands-on, interactive work and career readiness experience designed to spark students’ interest in the exciting careers available in Greater Peoria.

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GP CareerSpark & JA Inspire®
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