Youth Business Alliance

Youth Business Alliance (YBA) empowers high school students attending Title 1 schools to build essential business skills for 21st century careers.


3 Submitted Ideas

  • CREATE ·2020 Grants Challenge

    Career & Entrepreneurship Education for Youth

    The Youth Business Alliance is innovating how high school students prepare for college and their careers by providing a comprehensive curriculum addressing soft skills, career development, personal finance and entrepreneurship coupled with weekly guest presentations from industry professionals and hands-on field trips to corporate offices. YBA is seeking support to expand our program offerings digitally, so students can engage in self-paced learning and engage with our content and community in a flexible manner.

  • LEARN ·2016 Grants Challenge

    Empower low income youth to break out of the poverty cycle!

    Connect at risk and disadvantaged youth to life skills, local professionals, and businesses.

  • LEARN ·2015 Grants Challenge


    The YBA runs an after school program for disadvantaged high school juniors called "Introduction to Business & Careers." The year-long course is highly experiential for the students and includes: life and business skills training in both soft and hard skills, in-class presentations by business executives, and field trips to area businesses. Additionally, students who successfully complete the course will received a full high school course credit.