833 22nd St S., Suite A, St. Petersburg, FL 33712 advantagevillage@gmail.com (727) 321-7919


Advantage Village Academy: Our Mission

Advantage Village Academy, Inc. (AVA) exists to educate, empower, and enhance the quality of life for youth and adults to promote self-sufficiency, financial stability, and economic development.

Youth Programs

Through our summer and year-round youth enrichment programs we bring youth a variety of skill-building, mentoring, and job-training events that provide them with real-life skills and contacts, while inspiring them to work hard to achieve the future they desire.

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In the Community

We bring services and education to the community through job training classes and workshops, financial literacy programs, and free financial services. We sponsor engaging community events that are designed to build a sense of belonging, commitment, and investment.

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MLK Dream Big Parade

In its 34th year, St. Petersburg’s “MLK DREAM BIG” PARADE is the nation’s longest-running parade honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Expanding St. Pete’s celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National holiday through hands-on play, learning, and workshops.

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Your support is vital to our mission.

Advantage Village Academy, Inc. is a 501(c)3 and relies on donations from individuals like you to help support our programs. Make your tax-deductible contribution today.