JA of Delaware Events
At JA of Delaware, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!
Q&A POST FOR ARPA CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND JA RFPWhen: Monday, October 16, 2023 - Thursday, November 30, 2023
Q&A POST FOR ARPA CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND JA RFP. To submit your questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews - Contractor Presentations - ARPA Capital Fund ProjectsWhen: Friday, December 15, 2023
Contractors submitting proposals for JA of Delaware ARPA Capital Fund Projects will participate in interviews and make presentations.
Rose Parade® Start Small Grow Big - JA & UPS StoreWhen: Monday, January 01, 2024
Be part of the 135th Rose Parade®! Are you between 13-17 years old and have participated in a JA program? If so, you can win an all-expenses-paid trip to Pasadena, CA, to help decorate and attend the annual Rose Parade®. All you have to do is go to JA.org/Parade, fill out the online entry, and submit a short video explaining what you’ve learned from JA and how you’ll apply it to your future. Entries are accepted from Nov. 1 to Nov. 30, 2023, and winners will be announced on December 8th. It's the Rose Parade, a dazzling display, where dreams come to life in a colorful array!
JA Barracuda Bowl Entrepreneurship ChallengeWhen: Thursday, April 11, 2024
The next generation of business leaders throughout our community will display their entrepreneurial savvy in a full-scale competition, including product exhibits and business plan presentations from the top student-led businesses, will be featured during the event. Winning teams qualify to compete nationally in Washington D.C.
JA 18 Under Eighteen Awards NightWhen: Thursday, May 09, 2024
Junior Achievement of Delaware's inaugural JA 18 Under Eighteen Awards Night shines the light on local young people developing the skillsets and mindsets to build thriving communities.
JA & GM STEM PanelWhen: Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Join successful role models from General Motors to learn about cars of the future and career opportunities!
JA Piranha Pond Pitch Event for New Castle County StudentsWhen: Friday, November 17, 2023
Thanks to our local UPS Store business owners, Teen entrepreneurs from around the State sharpen their presentation skills and compete for start-up funds for their Student-Run Enterprises at the 2023 JA Piranha Pond Pitch Event for New Castle County students.
JA ARPA CFP RFP Virtual MeetingWhen: Tuesday, October 31, 2023
Prospective contractors for ARPA CFP projects are eligible to attend this optional virtual meeting. To request a link to the MS Teams meeting, contact email@example.com
2023 Delaware Business Leaders Hall of FameWhen: Thursday, October 26, 2023
Join presenting sponsor DuPont for networking fun and student success stories as we induct the 2023 class of Delaware Business Leaders Hall of Fame Laureates. Rodel Inc. Founders William & Donald Budinger; Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce Founder, President & CEO Ayanna Khan; and Today Media Group Publisher, CEO & President Robert F. Martinelli will join the illustrious ranks of the Hall of Fame Laureates.
Thanks to Presenting Sponsor DuPont
Platinum Sponsor M&T Bank
and sponsors at all levels including:
Artesian Water, Assurance Media, Barclays, Beverley J. Jones Family, Capital One, CSC, Delaware Business Times, Delmarva Power, Environmental Alliance, and Wilmington University for making this celebration possible!
Agilent Manufacturing Day - JA Career Exploration FairWhen: Friday, October 06, 2023
Agilent Manufacturing Day/JA Career Exploration Fair for Grades 11 & 12. Advance registration and transportation required.
JA Living History Journey for ages 21 and upWhen: Tuesday, October 03, 2023 - Wednesday, October 04, 2023
Join a select group of fellow JA of Delaware friends on a journey through our Living History as we explore the original draft of the Declaration of American Independence, get to know Thomas and Martha Jefferson’s family, home, and burial place…and honor the enslaved men, women and children who lived and labored on the Monticello plantation. Must be age 21 and up to participate. Due to steep steps and uneven terrain, this journey is not recommended for people with mobility issues.
JA GM Day: Come Dream with Us!When: Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Explore the latest technology...Meet GM Detroit Executives looking for passionate talent!
JA Virtual Career ExpoWhen: Wednesday, March 08, 2023 - Sunday, April 30, 2023
JA INSPIRE Virtual Career Expo for Grades 7-12. Two Prep Lessons Required prior to Expo.
The Delaware Business Leaders Hall of Fame honors business role models whose work has had a positive impact on Workforce and Economic Development in the region.
JA Open House for Educators & AdministratorsWhen: Wednesday, May 04, 2022
Teachers, Curriculum Directors and CTE Directors are invited to join us for a tour and overview of Junior Achievement's K-12 Financial Literacy, Entrepreneurship, and Work-Based Learning Experiences
Junior Achievement Student
""Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues.""