AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

Advancement Via Individual Determination

Federal and State Education Funds

Federal and state education initiatives are great ways to fund AVID in your K-12 school district and at institutions of higher education. Initiative competitions are announced throughout the year, and announcement websites should be checked regularly.

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Each state has its own programs and initiatives to fund education. To research current public funding in your state, go to U.S. Department of Education State Contacts. Links for each state have extensive resources for education initiatives K-16.

Open Funding Competitions

Check the U.S Department of Education Funding Opportunities Forecast for information on upcoming federal grant opportunities.