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

Open Funding Competitions

In the State of California, school districts are preparing their Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAP). AVID provides the foundational academic and social support system for students that will accelerate student achievement and school climate transformations to meet the goals set by districts in the 8 Priority Areas of the LCAP.  Learn more

K-12 Open Competitions

Magnet Schools Assistance Program

Education, Innovation, and Research, Early-Phase

Education, Innovation, and Research, Mid-Phase

Education, Innovation, and Research, Expansion

Teacher and School Leader Incentive Fund

Note a GEAR UP competition is expected in mid-2017. AVID has been used as the academic foundation system by many GEAR UP partnerships. Resources to assist with your grant application are available here.

AVID for Higher Education Open Competitions


None open at this time.

Future Competitions

  1. Check U.S. Department of Education Grant Forecast
  2. Check your Department of Education State Contacts for current opportunities in your state
  3. Review websites of local foundations and corporations for due dates and new initiatives

Your school district grant writer and higher education development department will most likely receive notifications of pending and current funding opportunities. Check with your contact regularly to keep them current about AVID at your campus or district and to learn about these opportunities for continued funding.