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The Virginia Jump$tart Coalition is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization representing more than 100 individuals and organizations in business, government, association/nonprofit and education who have joined together to improve the financial literacy of Virginians.

Virginia Jump$tart Coalition’s goals:

  • Continually assess the level of financial literacy in Virginia using available surveys and testing of student performance.
  • Develop and maintain a clearinghouse of personal financial resources, statewide bureau of contacts and speakers available for training and information on personal financial literacy.
  • Serve as a resource for the state legislature to assess effectiveness of pertinent legislation.
  • Build awareness of and promote support for the need for personal finance education.

The Virginia Jump$tart Coalition is an independent affiliate of the national Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The national Jump$tart Coalition is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1995, the coalition includes more than 100 national partners and a network of 51 state affiliates that share a commitment to #afinlitfuture and to working collaboratively toward common goals.