Invest It Forward™


Opting for Online Volunteerism

The SIFMA Foundation is monitoring all factors affecting IIF volunteer activities including local/national safety recommendations, corporate volunteering policies and practices, and school closures in response to COVID-19. We are reaching out to registered teachers and volunteers proactively to encourage online/virtual solutions in lieu of in-person presentations for the foreseeable future. Teachers/volunteers with upcoming activities and confirmed IIF requests are being contacted directly to plan accordingly. Where technology is available, IIF volunteerism in the form of recorded messages, online presentations to classrooms, and conference phone calls to answer classroom questions is being encouraged. We will continue to provide updates as the situation evolves. Meantime, we thank you for being an Invest It Forward participant. Now more than ever, we will be relying on one another to ensure that students continue to thrive.

SIFMA Foundation's Invest It Forward™ is an industry-wide financial education and capital markets literacy initiative convening hundreds of financial firms that are committed to giving young Americans a solid understanding of the capital markets system and the invaluable tools to achieve their dreams. Invest It Forward connects Stock Market Game educators and classrooms with financial professionals and firms to promote youth financial capability across the US.

To begin, please select your role:



Not sure what your role is? Here are some helpful tips.

You are an educator if you teach SMG:
  • in school (elementary, middle or high school)
  • in an afterschool program
  • in community-based, home school or church group
You are a volunteer if you are:
  • a financial professional
  • employed by a SIFMA member firm
You are an administrator if you are a:
  • State Council staff person
  • State SMG coordinator
  • Community-engagement professional with a partner firm