Funding Guidelines



 InvestED helps individual students in need in grades 6-12 in eligible secondary schools throughout the State of Washington. Please click on School Eligibilty to see InvestED's working definition of a secondary school.

With a focus in individual students in need, InvestED does not fund:  


  • direct support for families.
  • direct support for school programs.
  • support for political candidates or organizations.
  • support for religious activities, in whole or in part, for the purpose of promoting religious doctrine.
  • support for memorials.
  • support for travel expenses for groups or organizations.
  • support for walk-a-thons, athletic events, or league sponsorships.
  • support for door prizes or raffles.
  • support for school-affiliated orchestras, bands, choirs, or class parties.
  • support for organizations or programs located outside Washington state.