Capital IDEA in Austin Business Journal

Tuesday, February 23, 2010, 10:24am CST Capital IDEA grabs $100K grant from local health organizations Austin Business Journal St. David’s Foundation and the Georgetown Health Foundation have jointly donated $100,000 to promote health professional…Read More

Vote for Capital IDEA for the Chase Community Giving award program!

Please take a moment to vote for Capital IDEA for the Chase Community Giving award program. Chase is giving a total of $5,000,000 to nonprofits across the country based on votes, including $25,000 each to the top 100. The top 5 will each get $100,000 and the…Read More

Whitlow Good Neighbor Award Event

Capital IDEA hopes that you will join us in support of the 2nd Whitlow Good Neighbor Award event to be held at the United Heritage Conference Center by Dell Diamond in Round Rock, TX on September 20, 2009. Here we will bestow the Whitlow Good Neighbor Award…Read More

Orientations begin September 8!

Orientation is required for anyone wanting to apply to Capital IDEA. Those attending orientation in September will start classes in Spring or Summer 2010. September 2009 Orientations Schedule: OPEN TO TRAVIS COUNTY RESIDENTS…Read More

Capital IDEA Participants

706 participants are actively in training through Capital IDEA. 100% were living at or below 200% of the Federal Income Poverty Guidelines when they enrolled in Capital IDEA.

JET fund to break poverty cycle

Thankful Capital IDEA Board chair writes Op-ed piece in today’s Austin Business Journal regarding the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) fund which will provide funds to break the poverty cycle for low-earning adults. Please read Mark’s sentiments:…Read More

Partnerships between charities and community colleges help steer low-skilled workers toward better careers

Chronicle of Philanthropy references collaboration between Capital IDEA and Austin Community College with regard to "shepherding students" to academic success: http://tinyurl.com/mf4sd8
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