Join our Paving the Way monthly giving community and help IDEA scholars’ college dreams come true!

What is Paving the Way?

Paving the Way is a community of parents, community members, IDEA staff, and other like-minded supporters across the country committed to a mission of College for All Children. When you become a monthly donor, you are paving the way for IDEA scholars to achieve their college dreams by creating access to financial and other resources necessary for success in college and in life.

Your Impact as a Paving the Way Supporter

$10/month

purchases essential school supplies for one student

$25/month

helps fund one student’s college field lesson travel expenses

$50/month

covers one student’s internet or cell phone expenses every month

$100/month

provides one student’s local transportation expenses to and from campus every month

$500/month

covers one student’s room and board for a semester

$1000/month

helps purchase one student’s in-state public college tuition for an entire year

Why Donate Monthly

Lasting Impact

Monthly gifts add up quickly, ensuring more IDEA scholars have access to the financial resources they need throughout the school year.

Exclusive Experience

See the impact of your investment through exclusive communications featuring student stories and testimonials.

Convenience

Your tax-deductible donation will be automatically charged every month. You can adjust your donation at any time.

Hear From Our Monthly Donors

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Our Student Application is now Open!

We are now accepting applications for the 2023-24 school year for Ohio, Florida, and the majority of Texas schools. Whether you are new to IDEA or have a new sibling coming to IDEA, be sure to submit your application.