DEC 24 -JAN 1   |   Holiday Schedule: Capital IDEA offices will close at 5:00 pm on Dec. 21st and reopen at 8:30 am on Jan. 2, 2019.

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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Published: Capital IDEA’s 2017 Annual Report

Highlights From an Oustanding Year 2017 ANNUAL REPORT Capital IDEA’s 2017 Annual Report is now available online. We are proud to share these highlights from an outstanding year of lifting working adults out of poverty and into living wage careers through education. We hope you enjoy reading about student successes because this report is chock-full […] Read More

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