For over a decade, MasterCard has partnered with Junior Achievement to deliver a financial skills curriculum to students in Europe.
The partnership between MasterCard and Junior Achievement is ideal because both organizations share a passion for educating youth as they become financial active in society. MasterCard's partnership with Junior Achievement began with the Junior Achievement—Young Enterprise program which stresses entrepreneurial thinking among youth as well as featuring entrepreneurial opportunities for them.
We strongly believe that no one should be shut out of the global economy because of a lack of financial knowledge — and several other organizations agree with us.
MasterCard has partnered with the international nonprofit Grameen Foundation, as it works to improve and extend microfinance around the world using cutting-edge technology.
MasterCard is working with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to deliver entrepreneurship education to at-risk youth in low-income communities.
The National Center for Teaching Financial Literacy (NCFTL) delivers financial literacy and capability to those most in need.
Operation HOPE (HOPE) and MasterCard have created the Joint Framework of Financial Literacy and Empowerment. The partnership is designed to demonstrate the payment card industry's commitment to financial literacy and empowerment.
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MasterCard Worldwide gave $1 million to the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to support programs for students in across the U.S.
Parents can make back-to-school shopping less stressful — but planning ahead is critical.
To help consumers save well and spend wisely, MasterCard has created a site full of tools, resources, tips, links and more to help consumers keep their financial life pointed in the right direction.