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Money Jam 2022

Win a share of $10k to help a community initiative 

Money Jam now extended to 08 July

Dream. Plan. Give.

Money Jam is an annual competition designed to change how young New Zealanders think about managing money.

As part of Global Money Week (21–27 March), we’re encouraging students to create a plan and budget to support a local community initiative, charity or not-for-profit organisation. There’s $10k in prizes up for grabs to make the four winning ideas happen.

Download entry form

Prize categories

  • 2 x $2,500 for Years 9-10
  • 2 x $2,500 for Years 11-13

Key dates

  • February - get your students into groups and start planning
  • 08 July - Entry submission
  • 22 July - Winners announced

Terms and conditions

Read the competition terms and conditions

Submit entry


Who can enter Money Jam?

Teachers should enter on behalf of their students and must be from a MoE recognised school and registered for Sorted in Schools.  Go to the Terms and Conditions.

What do we receive if our entry is selected as one of the winners? 

The selected winners will each receive $2,500 to donate to their chosen programme/initiative.

How many times can I enter? 

Students are encouraged to work in small groups, so teachers can submit multiple entries from the same class. You’ll be asked if you would like to upload more submissions after you upload your first entry to Money Jam.    

What size groups should students work in to plan their initiative?

The activities are designed for a group of 2-8 students.

When do entries close? 

Entries must be submitted by 2359 pm Friday 08 July 2022

How will I find out if I’ve won?

We’ll contact our winners via email before we make the big announcement. Winners will be announced on our website, by email to teachers registered with Sorted in Schools, and in our teacher/kaiako group on Facebook.  

What is Sorted in Schools? 

Sorted in Schools is a free financial capability programme aimed at equipping young New Zealanders for their financial future. Click here to find out more.  

What is Global Money Week? 

Global Money Week (GMW) is an annual financial awareness campaign built to inspire children and young people to learn about money matters, livelihoods and entrepreneurship. 

Check out our past winners for inspiration...

Money Jam winners 2021

Money Jam winners 2020

Equipping young people for their financial future, embedding good money habits early on.

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