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:
Join us in our cause by completing a membership application today.
SC Jump$tart sends deserving educator to Jump$tart National Educator Conference
Earlier this fall we selected Swansea High School's Tecoya Brantley-Williams for an all-expenses-paid trip to Jump$tart's 2015 National Educator Conference in National Harbor, MD. Ms. Brantley-Williams is a government and economics teacher whose creativity helps 75 percent of her students achieve financial literacy certification. Read more...
Celebrate Financial Literacy Month in April
April 2016 will be National Financial Literacy Month--perfect for vocalizing the need for financial education and promoting how you are helping improve financial knowledge in your community. If you have special plans, let us know via email to Brandon Pugh so we can share them within and beyond our network.
|Mayor Dunbar reading at Greendale Elementary in New Ellenton||Hands-on banking in Fairfield|
Looking for Educational Resources?
The searchable Jump$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.