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Working together, we can improve youth financial literacy in South Carolina.
Concerned about students learning how to handle money successfully? You've come to the right place.

The South Carolina Jump$tart Coalition is a non-profit organization of individuals representing business, government and education, joined to improve the personal financial literacy of South Carolina's youth. South Carolina Jump$tart Coalition's objectives are to:

  • Enhance and improve financial literacy levels of South Carolina's K-12 educators and students;
  • Promote and develop public awareness of the importance of financial literacy; and
  • Nurture personal financial literacy within the state through grassroots initiative.

Join us in our cause by completing a membership application today.

Plan to Celebrate Financial Literacy Month in April 2015

This April is National Financial Literacy Month--perfect for vocalizing the need for financial education and promoting how you are helping improve financial knowledge in your community. If you have special plans, let us know via email to Brandon Pugh so we can share them within and beyond our network.

Mayor Dunbar and students at Greendale Elementary

Mayor Dunbar and students at Greendale Elementary School in New Ellenton, SC


Hands on Banking in Fairfield

   Hands-on banking in Fairfield, SC

Looking for Educational Resources? 

The searchable Jump$tart Coalition Clearinghouse offers diverse materials to suit learner grade levels and budgets--many of them FREE.

The South Carolina Jump$tart Coalition is a proud affiliate of the National Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The National Jump$tart Coalition, based in Washington, D.C., was first convened in 1995 and consists of over 200 organizations committed to improving the financial literacy of America's youth. For more information, visit the National Jump$tart Coalition website at www.jumpstart.org.