Dreams are worth the investment.

Who supports JA? Supporters range in size from large, national corporations to local small businesses. But they all share the common goal of assisting JA in providing innovative programs that build America’s global competitiveness by inspiring youth to achieve the American Dream.

Supporting JA is one business decision you’ll never regret. Whether your company signs on to provide classroom volunteers or to sponsor an event, you’re making a solid investment in the next generation of Colorado workers. Our generous supporters are vital in allowing us to inspire the next generation of business leaders at no cost to students or schools.

Following are some of Junior Achievement’s key partners. If you have questions or would like to discuss partnership opportunities, contact Kristi Shaffer at 303-628-7365.

Volunteer Providers

Top Volunteer Providers
We would like to specifically recognize our top company volunteer providers. Volunteers from these companies had 1,300 volunteer experiences during the 2017/18 school year. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, JA programs are provided at no cost to students or schools.

University of Colorado – Denver
OtterProducts
FirstBank
Charles Schwab
TIAA
Anadarko
Wells Fargo
Elevations Credit Union
EKS&H/Plante Moran
Prologis
U.S. Bank

JA Apple Society
The JA Apple Society was created to thank and recognize our amazing classroom volunteers for their dedication to JA’s mission. This exclusive recognition is earned through a steadfast commitment to engaging with students multiple times a year. Volunteers receive a special gift after reaching 250, 500, 750, 1,000 and 1,500 students. There are currently 831 members of JA Apple Society. To date, 19 enthusiastic volunteers have each shared their time and talent presenting JA programs to 1,500 or more students.

Joe Acker
Tanya Apel
Cindy Baroway
Gail Daughterty
Nancy Druckenmiller
Thomas Durkin
Gary Fox
Jaris Hansen
Megan Kuhnen
Hermann Li
Julie McLean
Paul Natale
Kevin “Pat” Reinsbach
Elizabeth Shoeman
Laurie Thomsen
Ken Tiedeman
Caren Voeller
Ron Weil
Susan Zapata

Financial Supporters

JA Bowl-A-Thon Sponsors
JA Bowl-A-Thon is JA’s largest fundraising event of the year. Following are the JA Bowl-A-Thon Sponsors for the 2017/18 school year.

Metro Denver JA Bowl-A-Thon Sponsors
Credit Union of Colorado
Encana Women’s Network
Encana Government Relations & Sustainability
Encana Operations Accounting
ENT Credit Union
Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Percheron
Emerson Process Management
Ashraf Azeem, MD Professional LLC
Dr. Nelson Vetanze
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
Felton CPA
UMB Bank

Northern Colorado JA Bowl-A-Thon Sponsors
Acoustics & Interiors, Inc.
Air Comfort, Inc.
Beacon Construction
Dun-Rite Excavating, Inc.
Earth Engineering Consultants
EKS&H – Now part of Plante Moran
Energes Services
Front Range Roofing Systems
Lam-Wood Systems
Liberty Oilfield Services
Lind’s Plumbing & Heating, Inc.
Lockton Companies
Lynn Cunningham Appliance
Mechanical Masters, Inc.
Naill Services
NALCO Champion
Schrader Oil Company
Select Roofing Contractors, LLC
Structural Concrete Services
The Flipside
UFP Lafayette, LLC

Steamboat Springs JA Bowl-A-thon Sponsors
Roger Ashton
Paul and Cresta Brinkman
Citywide Banks
Colorado Group Realty
Four Points Funding
Grove Mountain Properties
LDM Global
Mountain Valley Bank
Ski Town Lions Club
Steamboat Group
Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.
Mike Swartz
Yampa Valley Bank

Vail Valley JA Bowl-A-Thon Sponsors
Alpine Bank
ANB Bank
Community Banks of Colorado
Edward Jones
FirstBank
Gallegos Corporation
Maximum Comfort Pool & Spa
US Bank

JA Business Week Sponsors
The 2019 JA Business Week sponsors listed below made substantial contributions enabling Junior Achievement to deliver this one-of-a-kind summer program that lets high school students experience the business world, develop leadership skills and focus on the future.

JA Finance Park Sponsors
Our supporters are passionate about their involvement with Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. Because of their generosity, we’re able to give thousands of students the tools to become financially literate, workforce ready and personify an entrepreneurial spirit. Each sponsor and partner continues to make a positive impact, helping both their employees and their communities connect with students across Metro Denver and northern Colorado. The operation of JA Finance Park is made possible through the generous support of numerous local companies and foundations. We salute all of our corporate partners with our heartfelt thanks. Several JA Finance Park sponsorship and naming opportunities are available.

JA Finance Park Presenting Sponsor

Store Sponsors
American Furniture Warehouse
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Colorado Rockies
Comcast
Cricket
Denver Toyota Dealers Association
ncana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
Noble Energy
The Colorado Trust
U.S. Bank
Xcel Energy
Young Americans Bank

Kiosk and Signature Sponsors
Colorado Federal Savings Bank
Community First Foundation
The Colorado Trust
Elevations Credit Union
Johnson & Wales University
KeyBank
Nelnet, Inc.
Oakwood Homes
Pepsi Beverages Company
SM Energy Company
Southwest Airlines
Western Union

Snowboard Bench Sponsors
Justin Prochnow & Family
Sandy & Leslie Rothe
Rick & Melissa Westerman

Student Sponsors
DigitalGlobe
Dorsey & Whitney Foundation
LARRK Foundation
MetLife
Target
Vectra Bank

Major Contributors

$100,000+
The following foundations and organizations provided significant financial support ($100,000+) to Junior Achievement during the 2017/18 school year. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, JA programs are provided at no cost to students or schools.

Anschutz Foundation
Coloradans for Responsible Energy Development
Daniels Fund
FirstBank
Johnson & Wales University
Prologis
Western Union
$75,000+
The following foundations and organizations provided significant financial support ($75,000+) to Junior Achievement during the 2017/18 school year. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, JA programs are provided at no cost to students or schools.

American Furniture Warehouse
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
Transamerica
UMB Bank

$50,000+
The following foundations and organizations provided significant financial support ($50,000+) to Junior Achievement during the 2017/18 school year. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, JA programs are provided at no cost to students or schools.

Adolph Coors Foundation
Ball Corporation
Betsy C. Considine
Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Liniger Fund
Nelnet, Inc.
Noble Energy
OtterCares Foundation
SM Energy
$20,000+
The following foundations and organizations provided significant financial support ($20,000+) to Junior Achievement during the 2017/18 school year. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, JA programs are provided at no cost to students or schools.

Accenture
Ball Corporation
Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
Confluence Companies, LLC Considine Family Foundation Deloitte
Denver Toyota Dealers Association EKS&H LLLP
Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc.
EY
Fidelity Charitable
FourPoint Energy LLC
Great-West Financial/Empower Retirement
Husch Blackwell
Inspirato
Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Jonah Energy LLC
Kettering Family Foundation KeyBank
Land Title Guarantee Company Liberty Media
Lockton Companies
Nelnet, Inc.
Oakwood Homes
Pepsi Beverages Company PwC
Strata Resources
TCF Bank
TIAA
TTEC
U.S. Bank
Wells Fargo Bank
Xcel Energy
$10,000+
The following foundations and organizations provided significant financial support ($10,000+) to Junior Achievement during the 2017/18 school year. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, JA programs are provided at no cost to students or schools.

AMG National Trust Bank
ANGI Homeservices
Anschutz Family Foundation AT&T
Bank of the West
Barker Family Foundation
BBVA Compass
Businessolver
Campbell Killin Brittan & Ray, LLC
Center for Relationship Education
CenturyLink
City and County of Denver
Colorado Federal Savings Bank
Colorado Rockies
Colorado State Bank & Trust
Community First Foundation
Community Foundation Greeley & Weld County
Credit Union of Colorado
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Elevations Credit Union
Enterprise Holdings
Flood & Peterson Insurance
GE Johnson
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Darice Henritze
HomeAdvisor
Bob Hottman
IMA Financial Group
Kaiser Permanente
Kenneth King Foundation
KPMG
Liberty Oilfield Services
MDC/Richmond
American Homes Foundation
Molson Coors Brewing Company
Moss Adams
Newmont Mining Company
NOCO Unify
Officescapes
Oracle
PEMA Foundation
Pinnacol Assurance
Safeway
Saunders Construction
Schlumberger
Schrader Oil Company
Solstice Foundation
Southwest Airlines
Staples
State Farm Insurance
Travelers Insurance Company
Ultra Petroleum
$5,000+
The following foundations and organizations provided significant financial support ($5,000+) to Junior Achievement during the 2017/18 school year. Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, JA programs are provided at no cost to students or schools.

Anton Collins Mitchell LLP
ADP Foundation
Alpine Banks of Colorado
AMG Charitable Gift Foundation
Blue Ocean Foundation
Boettcher Foundation
Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Schreck
Coca-Cola
Colorado Health Foundation
Colorado Trust
ConocoPhillips Company
Cushman & Wakefield of Colorado
El Pomar Foundation
ENT Credit Union
EZE Foundation
First Western Financial, Inc.
Gates Corporation
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Intermountain Rural Electric Association
JE Dunn Construction
Kinder Morgan Foundation
Koelbel & Co.
Larrk Foundation
Lockheed Martin Space Systems
MetLife
Metropolitan State University of Denver
MGM Resorts International
Partners Group
Pauls Corporation
PLM Asphalt
Robert Half International, Inc.
RSM US LLP
Saatchi & Saatchi
Sage Hospitality Resources, LLC
Schlessman Family Foundation
Steamboat Springs Education Fund
TBK Bank
Vail Resorts
Vectra Bank
Western Paper
Yampa Valley Community Foundation

JA Heritage Society Members
The JA Heritage Society is a group of supporters who have chosen to include JA in their estate planning through such instruments as bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable trusts and life insurance.

Doug & Cynthia Evans
Matt & Aileen McConnell
Sandy & Leslie Rothe
Mark & Kristi Shaffer
Kathy Strandberg
Jim & Judy Vaughn
Steve & Robin Wise

JA Free Enterprise Society Members
Free Enterprise Society members demonstrate outstanding support in helping JA accomplish its mission of inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy.

Brian & Jean Addy
Jeff Allen & Libby Anschutz
Sue Anschutz-Rodgers
Shawn & Jennifer Barker
Betsy Considine
Peter & Marilyn Coors
Henry & Lorie Gordon
Darice Henritze
Bob Hottman
John & Kate Ives
Kevin Kelley
Steve & Allison Kinsley
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