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Junior Achievement

Boundless Futures through Education

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

How you can get started

Junior Achievement of Central Virginia 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.

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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 Virginia Spotlight

An alumni volunteer with 2 students

Calling all JA Alumni!

Did JA make a difference in your life? Is there a story you want to share about how a JA mentor helped positively influence your life or career? Do you want to re-connect with JA and others who had "the JA experience?"

Learn about JA Alumni
Our 2022 JA Laureates.

Laureate Nominations

JA Greater Richmond Business Hall of Fame honors accomplished business leaders who give back to our communities. Nominees must work or reside in cities and counties served by JA of Central VA.

Nominations must be received by 11:59pm, August 18.

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Laureate Nominations
Read the JA Scholarship

JA Scholarship

Each year, JACV awards an unspecified number of $2,500 scholarships to deserving high school students who have participated in a JA program in high school, including up to one senior.

Applications have closed for this cycle. Judging will take place in July and applicants will be notified in August, 2023.

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