The Foundation for Young Australians’ (FYA) is committed to young people, their futures and the contribution they can make to Australia. Their work, informed by reliable evidence, research and evaluation, backs young people and informs the national agenda on the issues that most affect them.
Project: $20 Boss
Grant: $600,000 over 2 years
$20 Boss is an immersive entrepreneurship program for secondary school students (mainly years 9 & 10). It reaches 11,000 students and 250 schools each year, and has been evaluated as having a positive impact on most students who participate. The FLA funding will help FYA improve the financial literacy component of $20 Boss, and expand the program into more schools.