Scholarships

Membership for All is practical assistance for...

Youth, adults and families to become active members of the Y at a rate that fits their budgets.

Families or adults who are temporarily unemployed, overwhelmed by medical bills or are experiencing other temporary financial difficulties.

  • The Sarasota YMCA seeks to give financial assistance for anyone who desires to participate, regardless of their ability to pay established membership or program fees. Those not able to pay the full fee may receive financial assistance based on their ability to pay.
  • Financial assistance is available for memberships, most programs and child care services. Please note that assistance for child care and programs are based on available funding and limitations may apply. Assistance is based on U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Poverty Guidelines.
  • Our Membership for All scholarship program is funded through Annual Campaign donations.
  • Financial assistance is provided for a specific time period. When that time is up, if help is still needed, you may reapply. There are two methods of payment. You may pay in full, or via monthly Electronic Funds Transfer from checking or credit card account.