Spark Change

Spark Change: help schools teach students that they can impact their community!

Spark Change is a service learning and leadership program of Young Americans Center for Financial Education that offers K-8 students the chance to decide how they want to give back to their community and make a difference in the world!

Benefits to your School:coins-photo

  • Improves attendance
  • Increases academic effort
  • Sharpens communication and leadership skills
  • Enhances school community and culture
  • Contributes to a positive self-worth
  • Encourages teamwork
  • Drives parental involvement in the school

The process:

Students will identify issues, research, collect change, re-evaluate, and take action.


What We Provide:

  • A free service learning and leadership program for your school
  • A Coach’s Guide, including academically integrated lessons, activities, and hand-outs
  • Spark Change materials, including money bags, Ziploc bags, leadership pins, and parent newsletter
  • Year-round support

Join Today!

For more information, contact Spark Change Coordinator Kelsie Byrd at or 303-320-3244.

**Too late to start in the fall? Contact our Spark Change Coordinator to find out about our shortened version starting in January.**