Holiday Schedule: Capital IDEA offices will close Friday, Dec. 22nd at 5:00 pm and reopen Tues., Jan. 2nd at 8:30 am.

We are here to inspire a community of heroes.

Capital IDEA provides financial support and extensive professional guidance to motivated, non-traditional students who want to earn more and move up in a great career. With many community partners, like Austin Community College, we stand committed to providing individuals the opportunity and support they need to earn a degree and get started in a promising career. Get started

3X

Most graduates make TRIPLE their previous earnings after finishing our programs

1,400

students are now Capital IDEA alumni

$16.9M

has been invested in our students’ tuition, books and fees since Capital IDEA’s opening

$0

is the amount of college loan debt incurred by Capital IDEA students

$19.19

was the average starting hourly wage for Capital IDEA graduates in 2016

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Job Posting: Career Navigator

Capital IDEA seeks an experienced relational and detailed results driven Career Navigator to join our Navigator Team. The Career Navigator is responsible for assisting and directing the participants’ successful completion of his or her academic plan in preparation for job placement. Applicants with 5 years or more of case management experience with adults and/or High […] Read More

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A special thanks to

Austin Interfaith leaders and volunteers for their tireless work in
the community and their ongoing support of Capital IDEA.