Get A Job! Resources

Frustrated at seeing your teenaged grandchildren sitting in front of tv or video games? Other grands have gone before you and solved the problem. Here are a few great links to get you enthusiastic about introducing exciting challenges into your grandkids’ lives…and in the February issue of GRAND (on-site February 1, 2009), you can read all about one grand whose grandson is not only earning his own allowance, and learning about business and self-sufficiency – he donates 10% of his profits to the Special Olympics.

Youth Entrepreneurs: A Few GRAND Sites

http://www.aspeninstitute.org/site/c.huLWJeMRKpH/b.2832419/k.B7D5/Youth_Entrepreneurship_Strategy_Group.htm

The Aspen Institute, Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy Group

http://www.nfte.com/

The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship, Teaching Youth to Build Businesses

http://www.nextbillion.net/newsroom/2008/07/17/youth-entrepreneurship-business-development-beyond-2010

The World Resources Institute

http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/oee/youth/index.html

The U.S. Small Business Administration, Youth Entrepreneurship

http://www.ruraleship.org/index_html?page=content/Youth.htm

Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, Youth Entrepreneurship

http://www.councilforeconed.org/ea/program.php?pid=29

Grants for community programs in youth entrepreneurship: Council for Economic Education

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