The Junior Achievement of the High Plains has received a $29,000 grant on Monday for financial education from the Taco Bell Foundation

Junior Achievement of the High Plains Executive Director Kasey Long says the $29,133.98 grant funding will be used to bring financial education to low and moderate-income high school students in the Panhandle.

According to a press release, since 1992, the Taco Bell Foundation has reached more than 4 million young people across the country and has awarded more than $110 million in Live Mas Scholarships and grants to nonprofit organizations focused on education and career readiness,

Junior Achievement of the High Plains teaches about financial literacy, entrepreneurship, workforce, and career readiness in middle and high school classes in 10 local school districts, 

For more information on JA of the High Plains, visit their website.