Financial Literacy & Entrepreneurship
Give young people the TIME and resources to develop financial literacy and business skills for the real world.
Together We Can Do More...CONSIDER THE YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT RATES! CONSIDER THE FACT OF INCREASING FINANCIAL BANKRUPTCY OF OUR YOUTH!
If you believe today's young people need or want entrepreneurship, financial literacy and real-world business education exposure and skills, the YoungBiz Foundation is here to help. YoungBiz Foundation retains the exclusive license for all YoungBiz Intellectual Property serving the global and domestic non-profit sectors. Your financial gifts, affiliation, and/or program and product purchases, will allow us to further our mission, while providing financial, business, and entrepreneurship education to young people as well as educators, families, and youth leader’s.
We are also pleased to support our sponsors' public relations and community outreach goals, making sure students, parents, educators, and organizations know it was our sponsors' generous gifts that provided their opportunity to receive quality entrepreneurship, financial or business education.
Together, we can reach under-served communities and population groups, helping students see their potential to succeed and increasing their ability to achieve economic stability and well-being. Please contact the YoungBiz Foundation to discuss ways you can have a positive impact on the lives of children and teenagers through a tax-deductible donation, in support of our programs or products, or via a joint venture affiliation.
Why Teach Financial Literacy?
The average high school student in the US is only able to score 52.4% on a survey measuring knowledge of basic personal finance.
The number of 18 to 24-year-olds declaring bankruptcy has increased 96% in the past 10 years.
Although 43% of parents feel schools should do more to educate kids about money, only 21 states currently require schools to provide personal finance education and only 7 states require students to take a personal finance course to graduate.
Why Teach Business Skills?
Across the US, a survey of 13 to 18-year-olds revealed that 68.6% would like to become entrepreneurs.
Approximately 75% of youth surveyed feel they do not receive adequate business and entrepreneurship training in high school.
93% of high school students feel it is important for Americans to have a good understanding of business economics, but 60% made an F on a basic economics quiz.