“The word “progress” represents the challenges of tomorrow which depends on mutual understanding and cooperation of business, industry, labor, religious, family, and educational institutions and by people of our own and other lands.” – FBLA-PBL Emblem Ceremony
FBLA-PBL’s mission and heritage recognizes that partnerships amplify progress. Through our Progress Partner Program we are able to offer members opportunities to grow their business and leadership skills through special experiences and relationships that complement the goals and ideals of FBLA-PBL.
FBLA-PBL Progress Partnership Programs
March of Dimes Local Chapter Grants
FBLA-PBL’s national service partner, the March of Dimes, believes that strong local FBLA-PBL chapters leads to strong community and business leaders who will be champions throughout their lives supporting important local, national, and global causes like maternal health and reducing the incidents of babies being born prematurely. Chapters who complete the Mission LIFT Grant Application are eligible to receive up to $1,000 to support special projects in their school.
This partnership fosters future generations of members dedicated to saving their money through financial literacy education including training for members and advisers, materials, resources, and online enrollment.
The Griffith Insurance Education Foundation
Designed to educate members and advisers about the critical role of risk management in personal and professional life, this partnership provides training and age appropriate education materials to FBLA-PBL programs.
All-inclusive custom educational tours in cities like Washington, DC, Chicago, Atlanta, and New York City showcasing business, free enterprise, and leadership.
Life Smarts: Ultimate Consumer Challenge
Made possible through partnership with the National Consumers League, this educational opportunity for FBLA Middle Level students provides a fun and competitive way to develop consumer and marketplace skills in the areas of personal finance; health and safety; the environment; technology; and consumer rights and responsibilities.
People to People Leadership Ambassador Program
This partnership brings FBLA members together with students from over 140 countries to Washington, DC to explore leadership, college, and careers. Leadership Ambassadors earn academic credit, develop world citizenship, and make life-long friends with youth leaders from around the world.
The Stock Market Game™
This partnership allows FBLA-PBL members to compete in teams or individually to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in stocks and funds to build a virtual portfolio. Members track and manage investments over the 15 weeks. Investment success is ranked and awards go to top mock investors.
Visa Practical Money Skills for Life
This award winning program provides financåial education resources including lesson plans, teacher’s guides, financial calculators, student activities and more. An educational comic book is available in partnership with Marvel called Avengers: Saving the Day.
To get involved or learn more about FBLA-PBL’s Progress Partners visit “Chapter Resources” or contact the FBLA-PBL State Office.