|Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise - Urban Youth Entrepreneurship Program||This is an exciting, motivational program that encourages and prepares youth between the ages of 14-17 to start their own business. Youth will learn basic characteristics of successful entrepreneurs, risks and rewards of running a business, life skills (including budgeting and investing), the importance of a business plan, and steps on how to write one. The Business Center will expose students to valuable skills that translate into successful business ventures, better job opportunities, and enhanced real-world skills.
||Philadelphia||The Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise - Philadelphia; Germantown||Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise|
|Caring Place Youth Development - Entrepreneur Program||Teaches entrepreneurship to youth from low-income communities and provides them with the knowledge and skills to plan, develop, and start their own businesses. Students get hands-on experience in all aspects of creating a functioning business.
||Lehigh||Caring Place Youth Development Center||Caring Place Youth Development Center|
|Empowerment Group - Entrepreneurship Education Program||Provides hands-on after-school and summer courses on how to start your own business. Children learn about the planning phase of starting and running a business. They explore how they can incorporate their skills and interests into a business venture, perform market research, learn about industry research, price their goods and services, and sell to their target customers. They gain important practice in public speaking and effective communication as well as learning the importance of keeping good financial records. The curriculum is adaptable for children from elementary through high school. The classes are designed for small groups - individual instructors generally work with no more than 15 children.||Philadelphia||Empowerment Group - Philadelphia; Fishtown||Empowerment Group|
|Enterprise Center - Business Boot Camp||Provides five days of intensive training in business and entrepreneurship. Financial literacy workshops, business speakers, business games and simulations, networking, technology, contests and discussions will provide students with the information, inspiration and tools needed to be successful in business and entrepreneurship. Camp is not for students looking for recreational activities but, for students who have a serious interest in learning how to start their own business. Space is limited.||Philadelphia||The Enterprise Center - Philadelphia; West Philadelphia||Enterprise Center|
|Enterprise Center - YES Program||The YES (Youth + Entrepreneurship = Success) Program prepares youth for success in the business world by providing a professional and nurturing environment to explore entrepreneurship and start businesses. No fee required.||Philadelphia||The Enterprise Center - Philadelphia; West Philadelphia||Enterprise Center|
|Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania - Lancaster||Provides practical financial literacy and career awareness programs to schools in grades K-12. Volunteers from all walks of life help present the JA programs to the students. All materials and programs already prepared. Volunteers only need to have knowledge of the real world and how education applies to it. JA programs are age appropriate, student friendly and fun. Requires approximately 1 hour weekly for 5-7 weeks. JA seeks over 1000 volunteers annually to meet their program needs in the classroom. Additionally, JA seeks volunteers to assist in planning and implementing special events annually.||Lancaster||Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania - Lancaster||Junior Achievement of South Central Pennsylvania|
|Junior Achievement of Western PA - Erie Office||Volunteers deliver relevant, hands-on experiences that give students knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship.||Erie||Junior Achievement of Western PA - Erie Office||Junior Achievement of Western PA|
|M-PowerHouse of Greater Pittsburgh||A STEAM focused initiative that targets grades K through 12 and community on the educational, social and economic factors that become obstacles to youth in underserved and underrepresented communities and schools getting and staying engaged Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.||Allegheny||M-PowerHouse||M-PowerHouse of Greater Pittsburgh|
|Norris Square Neighborhood Project - Prodigies||Prodigies, youth from Norris Square Neighborhood Project aged 14-18, have been working hard to learn about starting a business. In April of 2008, Prodigies launched their silk-screening business with a line of anti-violence t-shirts. Within Norris Square Neighborhood Project, these youth have become leaders in their group and the community. Youth have designed their own program, planned special activities, and even written their own grant to continue the silk-screening business. m Norris Square Neighborhood Project aged 14-18, have been working hard to learn about starting a business. In April of 2008, Prodigies launched their silk-screening business with a line of anti-violence t-shirts.||Philadelphia||Norris Square Neighborhood Project - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia||Norris Square Neighborhood Project|