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Everybody has the opportunity to participate at the YMCA.

YMCA Financial Assistance is available to those who are eligible, and is supported in part through contributions to the YGive Financial Assistance Program. YMCA Financial Assistance provides funding for those in need.

By becoming involved, you'll be part of an organization committed to building strong kids, strong families and strong communities. We provide children with the skills and values necessary for successful development. We protect the integrity of family life by fostering togetherness and responsible parenting.

Application for YMCA of Dane County Funding

Commonly Asked Questions

What is the YGive Financial Assistance Program?
YGive Financial Assistance raises funds so that all may participate in the YMCA regardless of their ability to pay and our available resources. Members, staff, and the community at large can participate by making a direct gift, participating in fundraising for the program or volunteering for special events.

Is funding available at all YMCA of Dane County Branches?

Funding is available at every branch of the YMCA of Dane County, Inc. You are welcome to use more than one branch for programs and activities.

How long will the funding continue?

Need for funding is reassessed annually depending on the situation. Funded memberships are based on the calendar year.

How will the Funding Assistance amount be determined?

We have a fee scale, based on total household income and number of dependents, which assists in determining the amount of funding you qualify for. We also consider special circumstances such as medical expenses or loss of employment.

YMCA Membership and Program Funding open up a world of YMCA programs and activities for you and your family.

The YMCA - a place where you can grow strong in mind, body, and spirit.

YGive Financial Assistance Program

As a non-profit organization, contributions are a critical source of income, helping to ensure our promise that no one is ever denied a place in a YMCA program because of inability to pay. A donation to YMCA YGive is a way for you to help. Thank you!

The YMCA of Dane County believes in providing membership and program services to all who desire to participate. The YMCA's Financial Assistance Program, supported in part through contributions to the annual "YGive" Financial Assistance Program, provides membership and program funding for those in need, within our available resources.

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