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Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

  • Washington, DC
  • www.myJA.org

Mission Statement

Since 1965, Junior Achievement of Greater Washington has inspired the next generation to be financially capable and tenacious, equipped with the tools to solve problems creatively, manage risk effectively, and welcome opportunity. Through our innovative, experiential financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship K-12 programs taught by a volunteer role model from the community, we inspire the next generation to navigate their path to the American Dream. In the last 50 years, we have impacted the lives of almost 800,000 of our region's young people.

Service Areas

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District of Columbia

We serve schools located in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

ruling year

1994

President & CEO

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Mr. Edward Grenier

Keywords

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education, business, entrepreneurship

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Also Known As

JA

EIN

54-0788947

 Number

0520605695

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

International Economic Development (Q32)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Service Areas

Self-reported

District of Columbia

We serve schools located in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Financials

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF GREATER WASHINGTON
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Junior Achievement of Greater Washington

Leadership

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President & CEO

Mr. Edward Grenier

BIO

Ed Grenier serves as the President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Greater Washington, the regional chapter of the world's oldest and largest organization dedicated to educating young people about workforce readiness, financial literacy and entrepreneurship through experiential, hands-on programs. In addition to overseeing operations in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia, Ed also represents Junior Achievement's world headquarters on various national and international initiatives within the Nation's Capital.

Under Ed's leadership as CEO since 1996, Junior Achievement increased the youth served annually in Greater Washington from 9,600 to 65,000. Also during his tenure, Ed grew the organization's signature event, the Washington Business
Hall of Fame, into one of the Region's premier business events each year.

He served in many leadership positions on non profit and community Boards of Directors over the past 27 years, most recently with the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce, and the Non Profit Roundtable.

Prior to joining Junior Achievement, Ed spent many years as the National Director of the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Foundation, the Director of Development for the Jesuits' national think-tank at Georgetown University, and much of the 1980s as a wealth management advisor for Smith Barney and Legg Mason.

Ed is a graduate of Villanova University, and lives with his wife and two daughters in
Rockville, Maryland.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. John Stalfort

Miles & Stockbridge, P.C.

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