Financial Assistance Award

You can request these awards throughout the year as needed.

Typical requests could be for:awards2

  • Vocational school or college application fees
  • Vocational school or college enrollment deposits
  • Fees to take admissions exams (SAT, ACT, etc.)
  • Fees for test preparation courses, online or otherwise
  • Living facility deposits
  • Other related fees or expenses

Awards in this category range from $50 to $300 but may go as high as $500 with justification.


The request must include a reference by a counselor, GSA advisor, faculty member, school administrator or a Safe Schools Desert Cities Board Member. Safe Schools Desert Cities will respond to your request in less than three days. Funds can be available within five days following your request.

Online Application

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PO Box 1662
Palm Springs, CA 92263

Safe Schools Desert Cities Corp is a registered non‐profit 501(c)(3) public charity organization and contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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