Your partner in the pursuit of financial knowledge and freedom

The Jackson Charitable Foundation is committed to the advancement of financial education across the United States.

Our vision for financial knowledge …

Read the letter Danielle Robinson
Executive Director, Jackson Charitable Foundation

Our Partners in Financial Education

About Discovery Education

Discovery Education transforms classrooms, empowers teachers and captivates students by leading the way in providing high-quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large and small, rural and suburban, and everything in between. Discovery Education offers a portfolio of opportunities for districts to meet students where they want to learn in the digital age. With award-winning digital content, interactive lessons, real-time assessment, virtual experiences with some of Discovery's greatest talent, classroom banners & challenges, professional development, and more — Discovery Education is leading the way in transforming classrooms and inspiring learning. Visit or for more information.

Discovery Education

About Junior Achievement USA® (JA)

Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches more than 4.8 million students per year in 109 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.2 million students served by operations in 100 other countries worldwide. Junior Achievement USA is a member of JA Worldwide. Visit for more information.

Junior Achievement

About UChicago Financial Education Initiative

The UChicago Financial Education Initiative seeks to empower all individuals to navigate the financial system with confidence, make informed and reasoned financial decisions throughout their lives, and realize long-term financial well-being. The Initiative was launched in July 2016, in partnership with the Magnetar Capital Foundation, to develop the tools, resources, and capacity to spread robust financial education across America.

A product of the Initiative, finEDge, is a research-based financial education curriculum that provides high school students with opportunities to develop positive behaviors and practice making financial decisions. As experts in curriculum design and development, informed by research and teaching experience, the Initiative combines academic insights and teaching expertise into an approach that ensures students are learning. Visit for more information.

Parents and Teachers …

For requests to have a Junior Achievement volunteer teach the JA Our City featuring Cha-Ching in a third grade classroom near you, please visit:

To learn more about the personal finance activities generated in partnership with Discovery Education, please visit:

Contact Jackson Charitable Foundation

Jackson Charitable Foundation
Danielle Robinson
Executive Director

The Jackson Charitable Foundation is the charitable-giving arm of Jackson National Life Insurance Company®. The Foundation focuses on work that is national in scope and programs supported may include an indirect cost of up to 3% of the organization's work in the project budget. Local community requests to strengthen families and increase economic opportunities in Lansing, Michigan; Chicago, Illinois; and Nashville, Tennessee can be directed to Jackson's Corporate Philanthropy team.