Giving Back and Supporting our Neighbors
the Y we are committed not to turn anyone away due to an inability to
pay. The Y's scholarship program, supported in part by our
Annual Giving Campaign, uses all of our available resources to provide
financial support to those in need because we believe everyone should
have the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve.
What are scholarships?Scholarships offer you and your family the ability to participate as a Y member and/or program participant at a subsidized reduced rate.
How do I qualify?Submit a completed scholarship application along with your proof of income to the Welcome Center. We use a sliding scale based on your income and dependents to determine what you qualify for. Please allow up to seven days to process your application. Information will be kept confidential.
The following documents may be used as proof of income:
- 1040 tax return
- Two current pay stubs
- Disability document
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Document
How long will the scholarship help me?
As long as you need it however you are approved for one year at a time. For membership it is recommended you re-apply for a scholarship 45 days prior to expiration to ensure no interruptions to your membership.
want everyone to have access to our programs, and this year we can do
more than ever before. In addition to our community outreach efforts, we
are able to provide scholarships to help more people access our
facilities and programming regardless of economic situation.
Information on income, family size, and personal situations help us award scholarships in a fair and consistent manner on a case-by-case basis. If you would like to apply for a membership and/or program scholarship, stop by the YMCA office or download a copy of the forms.