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

1,287

students are now Capital IDEA alumni

$16.9M

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

$0

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

$19.33

is the average starting hourly wage for Capital IDEA graduates in 2015

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Capital IDEA Hosts Girls Who Code Club

Capital IDEA is proud to host our very own Girls Who Code Club! Are you interested in joining? Come to this information session to learn more about Capital IDEA and Girls Who Code. High school juniors and seniors are especially encouraged to join. WHAT IS GIRLS WHO CODE? Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit […] 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.