Give Back to Austin and support Capital Idea 

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Help ICE raise $3000 to support Capital IDEA. 

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About Capital IDEA

Capital IDEA is a nonprofit, community-based organization that launched in 1998. Capital IDEA emerged from the shared goals of the local business community and Austin Interfaith (AI). AI is a multi-issue, multi-ethnic, nonpartisan social justice organization made up of congregations, schools, unions, associations, and nonprofits that work together to develop the leadership to address issues that affect the well-being of families in the community.

Over almost two decades of service, Capital IDEA has grown with funding from the City of Austin and Travis County, as well as a growing number of corporate and philanthropic partners. The US Department of Labor, the US Department of Health and Human Services, and the Texas Legislature have funded programming. A 2015 Workforce Excellence Award from the Texas Economic Development Council acknowledged the success of the workforce initiatives partnership between Capital IDEA and the City of Austin Economic Development Department.


Launched by Capital IDEA recently partnered with Austin Community College (ACC) to develop Career Expressway; an innovative program that is committed to offering pathways to reach academic goals and promote careers in technology.

IDEA focuses on Career based programs in the healthcare and technology sector. They provide counseling to students on necessary career steps and programs that will advance their aspirations.

Learn more about Capital IDEA and other projects they support.