Banzai is a web-based financial literacy program for all ages and groups, including K-12 schools, community programs, employee onboarding, and even families. Over 80,000 teachers in over 50% of U.S. schools are using Banzai.

The program is an award-winning, interactive content platform that teaches real-world finance skills like budgeting, saving, understanding debt, using the internet safely, and more with experience-based online games. Virtual badges keep students motivated as they master diverse financial topics.

Courses cover a wide range of financial topics that prepare students for the future while fulfilling Illinois financial literacy requirements.

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About the Partnership

Our IBA partnership with Banzai provides an opportunity for Illinois banks to enhance their existing financial education initiatives and deliver the latest technology to local schools through a private-labeled program that teaches, assesses, and certifies students in a variety of personal finance topics.

Financial Institution Sponsor Perks

Students from all over the state of Illinois participate in Banzai, and there are many opportunities for banks to partner with their local schools. If a school is not already participating in Banzai, the bank or the IBA can contact the school to encourage participation.

  • Sponsor can choose one or more schools in their area or county.
  • Sponsor receives a 20% discount on new reservations. Payment is not completed until the school activates the account.
  • The generous sponsorship of local financial institutions, Banzai is completely free for teachers and students.

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