Partnering and Donating:

Who we are:

The Smart Indiana Stock Market Program is a program of the Indiana Council for Economic Education.  The Indiana Council for Economic Education (ICEE) is an academic outreach center within the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University.  The ICEE serves as the lead unit in an eleven-institution state network of university centers for economic education.  The Indiana Council for Economic Education’s network of University Centers for Economic Education includes: Ball State University, IPFW, Indiana State University, IU East, IU Kokomo, IU Northwest, IUPUI, IU Southeast, IU South Bend, Purdue University, and the University of Southern Indiana.  Both the ICEE and the university centers are also affiliated with the national Council for Economic Education.

We partner with a number of institutions from across Indiana to provide services to thousands of teachers and K-12 students in every area in Indiana.
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How are we supported?

  • Private donations
  • Corporate donations
  • Foundations
  • Government Entities
  • Universities

How supporting the Stock Market Program helps your community.

  • Trains students about personal finance, investing, business, and economics.
  • Gives teachers a tool to engage students in the classroom.
  • Enhances teachers’ understanding of personal finance and investing.
  • Helps students learn the importance of savings and compound interest.

Measurable Feedback

  • Students may take quizzes and tests on the materials.
  • Surveys to assess classroom implementation.
  • Activity can be seen through web based statistics.

How can this help my business?

  • Marketing and promotions
  • Area workshops and trainings can be hosted at your conference facilities.
  • Potential opportunity to interact with teachers and students.
  • Volunteer opportunities to judge essays, infographics, and other events.
  • Logos are placed on each student’s page so that they (and their families) can see who is sponsoring the program.
  • Ability to earn CRA credit for banks.

What is the Impact?

  • National research shows that participation in stock market simulation programs improve test scores inmath, economics and personal finance.
  • Examples of students across Indiana who have learned to save and invest because of the game.
  • Increased classroom participation in economics and personal finance classes.

What are the Sponsorship Opportunities?

  • Support the general efforts to promote economic and financial literacy in Indiana. For a comprehensive list of initiatives, trainings, and events, visit
  • Sponsor licensing fees for Indiana $10,000.
  • Sponsor your county $1,000 for each smaller county. This includes trainings.
  • Sponsor a larger Indiana County $3,000 (Allen, Lake, Marion, Warrick)

(County sponsors include trainings for teachers, and gives students access to the programs.)

  • Regional Award Sponsorships ($500, $375, $250, $125)
  • Statewide Award Sponsorships ($1,000 per division for essay competition, and infographic competition.)

Help educate Indiana teacher and students in a low cost/ high yield organization. Partner with us today!

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For additional questions: Contact J.W. Fansler at or by phone at 765-494-8544