Money Matters & Career Launch

Boys and Girls Club of Burbank & the Greater East Valley
Program Name: 
Money Matters & Career Launch
Grant Year: 
2011
Grant Type: 
General Community
Grant Amount: 
$15,000
Interest Area: 
Financial Literacy and Veterans
Grant Purpose: 

Money Matters & Career Launch  teaches youth, ages 10-18, about basic money management including budgeting, saving, investing, and managing a checking account.

Description: 

Founded in 1995, the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and the Greater East Valley helps young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The organization is committed to providing affordable after school, summer, extended day care programs and services covering a wide range of programs at little to no cost.

Grant Quote: 

"This year our teens had a great time with the Career Launch and Money Matters program. It helped them identify personal goals and better understand their own financial goals. Club members responded warmly and with enthusiasm for the program."

-Brittany Vaughan, Director of Operations, Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley