IDEA is grateful for the voluntary, financial, and in-kind support we receive from families, communities, and institutions. Thank you for your contribution!
Be a part of the team to ensure students have access to state-of-the-art facilities. Sponsorship opportunities include building renovations, classroom upgrades, and technology expansion.
Scholars may need additional academic support during the school year. A sponsorship will ensure scholars have access to tutors, Saturday classes, and summer programming.
Scholars will be able to participate in an internship or extended learning project that will complement their technical skills. This sponsorship may be in-kind or financial.
Purchase architectural software licensing or exam certification expenses.
Enable scholars the opportunity to participate in an extracurricular activity.
The Karen Owens Scholarship is sponsored by IDEA Board Member David Owens in honor of his wife Karen, who strongly supported education as the key to success for African-American students.
Booker T. Washington Scholarship
The Booker T. Washington Scholarship, awarded to a scholar who has been accepted college, earned a B or higher and held a leadership role in JROTC. This scholarship is sponsored by Colonel William Dexter, who previously served as IDEA’s principal, deputy director, and founding board member.
Stroman-Travers “Vigor, Vim, Vitality” Scholarship
This scholarship honors the late US Air Force Chief Senior Master SGT David Lee Stroman and US Army SFC (R) Carroll Travers, who was one of IDEA’s founders.
For more information on how to support IDEA, please contact Head of School/CEO Justin Rydstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202.399.4750.