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National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship

Through entrepreneurship education the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) helps young people from low-income communities build skills and unlock their entrepreneurial creativity. Since 1987, NFTE has reached over 100,000 young people, trained more than 3,200 Certified Entrepreneurship Teachers, and continually improved its innovative entrepreneurship curriculum.

Mission

NFTE teaches entrepreneurship to young people from low-income communities to enhance their economic productivity by improving their business, academic and life skills.

How We Do It

To achieve its mission, NFTE:

  • Creates innovative, experiential curricula for educators and youth
  • Provides entrepreneurship educational training and ongoing support to educators
  • Partners with universities, schools and community-based organizations
  • Offers supportive alumni services

Guiding Principles: What We Believe

  • Entrepreneurship can be taught to young people. The NFTE experience helps young people from low-income communities develop their individual skills and talents.
  • Entrepreneurship connects young people from low-income communities to the school, the community, and the workplace. The NFTE experience involves experiential learning that is relevant to the real world.
  • Entrepreneurship empowers young people to build a vision for the future. The NFTE experience helps young people explore new opportunities and explore career and educational aspirations.

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