LeChic Academy Foundation
BIZ Kidz Program
For Kidpreneurs (Ages 5-21)
November 3, 2018 Market Day Event
About Biz Kidz Academy
Le’Chic Academy Foundation’s “Biz Kidz “ program engages young entrepreneurs in real-world business experiences, events and activities. Our mission is to inspire business-minded kids to creatively embrace their entrepreneurial spirit, lead confidently, think critically, and be financially responsible. Founded by Dr. Marlene Jackson and daughter, Ashley Jackson, Biz Kidz is a Christian-focused non-profit 501 (c) organization developed to empower kidpreneurs (Ages 5-18). Our mission is to empower young entrepreneurs with the guidance, resources, and tools required to be confident and self-assured decision makers.
Frances Barber $500 Educational Scholarship
Honoring the loving memory of an extraordinary mother and grandmother, Le’Chic Academy Foundation’s Biz Kidz Program is proud to announce its’ 2018 Frances Barber Educational Scholarship. Competing young entrepreneurs must provide proof of their current enrollment in a high school or other educational facility. Competitors must demonstrate their intent to enroll into a higher learning educational upon graduation from high school or educational facility.
Competitors are also required to:
While the majority of our foundation’s funding for educational scholarships currently comes directly out-of-pocket, our dream is to raise enough capital to continue to provide kidpreneur's with scholarships year round. We’re reaching out to sponsors to help us to raise enough capital to continue to provide financial support to kidpreneurs who seek higher education. Please contact Dr. Jackson at 410.530.4876 and ask how you can help us raise donations to continue to empower our young entrepreneurs.
High School – College Transition Program
Biz Kidz is is is proud to announce the launching of our High School – College Transition Program. The program is a business-building platform created to build partnerships with higher learning institutions. The objective of the program is to provide college-level entrepreneurs with an additional resource tool to utilize with existing college business resources. College students will participate in individual and team building entrepreneurial projects as they gain valuable real-world lifelong learning skills including, goal setting, problem solving. Visit our website for more information.
Biz Kidz In-Flight Program
The Biz Kidz In-Flight Program seeks to expand Biz Kidz events in schools, churches and libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada.
In partnership with The Metropolitan Branch Library, a workshop series is offered to kidpreneurs in Atlanta. In conjunction with The Niagara Falls Public Library, Biz Kidz will sponsor a one-day on Saturday, May 18, 2019. During the series, high school students will develop vision boards, business plans, marketing brands, websites, and business budgets. Sign up today for our Fall 2018 Workshop Series and Holiday Market Day Festival.