Quick Facts

View InvestED's 2016-2017 Fact Sheet


  • Supports the efforts of schools to encourage students to stay in school, return to school, or get more involved in school activities
  • Assists 6th- through 12th-grade students in need throughout the State of Washington
  • Provides program funding for students in 660 public and private secondary schools
  • Has 50 pre-approved funding areas for school principals and counselors to use on behalf of students without additional InvestED permission or added bureaucracy
  • Provides for immediate needs of students to keep them engaged in school – needs such as clothing, shoes, school activity cards, help with health and hygiene issues, calculators, lab fees, Advanced Placement exam fees, art and music supplies, and field trips.  
  • Uses a web-based infrastructure to facilitate and track the program, providing accountability with minimal bureaucracy.
  • Offers School Contacts additional training and support in facilitating program and local fundraising.
  • Supports local fundraising efforts with a Challenge Matching program, enabling the schools to serve more students in need.
  • Operates with three full-time staff;  full-time executive director, development director and event manager, part-time accountant, database supervisor and program coordinator  
  • We could not fulfill our mission without the assistance of volunteers who serve meaningful roles such as; supporting our grantees with customer service, web development, administrative support and event support.
  • InvestED is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, tax ID#23-7189670