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The JCC Scholarship Program was initiated to help those in financial need who are unable to pay established fees. This past year the Soref JCC provided over $500,000 to families in need so their children could attend our preschool, afterschool, or summer camp programs. Since our inception, we have dispersed over $11.0 million in scholarship assistance to thousands of Broward County children.
It is the JCC's intention that no one be denied program services because of the inability to pay the full fee. To help the Center continue to serve those in need, the JCC counts on donations from its many friends. YOU CAN HELP!
Make a tax deductible donation to the JCC Scholarship Fund and know you have enabled others to participate in the Center's valuable program activities. Please make all donations payable to the JCC and indicate SCHOLARSHIP on your payment.
A number of JCC families have set up Special Funds. The interest from these funds benefits the Scholarship Program. Your contribution to one of these funds will say that you care, and will help the JCC reach out to even more people. An acknowledgement of your gift will be sent to the family.
LILLIAN & SOL S. BRENNER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Lillian Brenner in memory of her husband to help needy individuals and families with payments towards their membership and/or activity fees.
DANIEL D. CANTOR SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Daniel Cantor to enable children to attend the Soref JCC preschool regardless of their parents' ability to pay.
CELIA & SAMUEL ELKMAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides financial assistance to individuals who can benefit by participation in the JCC activities.
RUTH FRANK GROSS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Mrs. Gross to provide aid to deserving recipients.
JOE & EMILY LOWE EARLY CHILDHOOD SCHOLARSHIP
Established by a grant from the Joe & Emily Lowe Foundation to provide early childhood assistance to those in need.
LOUIS L. PERLMAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Anita Perlman in memory of her husband to enable children in need to participate in JCC activities.
"POP" SPRUNG CAMP SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by the Alumni of The Hebrew Orphan Asylum in New York to honor Murray "Pop" Sprung, and enable children in need to attend summer camp.
JOHN STRENG SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Established by Selma Streng in memory of her husband John to enable families in need to send their children to camp.
If you wish to set up an endowed Scholarship Fund to honor or memorialize someone, please call 954-792-6700.