Helping someone achieve their potential is an experience you will treasure for your lifetime. Providing much needed scholarships to deserving students is a wonderful expression of your philanthropy, and it’s because of the generosity of our donors that the Community Foundation is one of the largest providers of scholarship grants in Palm Beach and Martin counties.
We have more than 100 scholarship funds, established by donors who are committed to education, and often named in the memory of a loved one. Together, we have awarded more than $10.5 million in scholarship grants since 1983, and helped 2,048 students fufill their college dreams. Read about our 2017 scholarship winners here.
I'm very thankful to the Community Foundation because they provided me with the tools I needed. They showed me that I can do it, and that anything is possible. Thanks to the donors at the Foundation, I can have an education and with this, I promise to make the world a better place." - Julian Acierno, 2016 scholarship recipient
Consider establishing a scholarship fund…
…when you want to make a difference in the lives of others.
…because you see the potential in every student.
…because you understand a college degree increases lifetime earning potential by more than $1,000,000.
…because you share a belief that each student should have this opportunity regardless of their financial situation.
I was shocked to learn I won a scholarship from the Community Foundation. They believed in me and saw how passionate I was about becoming a teacher... and now I can pursue my dreams." - Bria Holmes, 2016 scholarship recipient
Interested in establishing a scholarship fund to help others? For more information call us at 531.659.6800.
Are you a student with questions about the application process? Get in touch with Stephanie Mejias, Grants and Scholarship Administrator by email here or call her directly at (561) 340-4504.
Are you a student looking for scholarships? Click here to learn more about our different programs.