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Financial Assistance Award

Financial Assistance Award

Safe Schools Desert Cities

Financial assistance for educational needs throughout the year for LGBTQ youth.

Services Offered

Financial Assistance • Educational Financial Assistance • Financial Award • Lgbtq Youth


Financial awards are typically available for education-related expenses, such as:

  • 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


1221 E. Del Paso Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262 33.8469474 -116.5344932

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


  • For LGBTQI youth.
  • Awards generally range from $50 to $300 but may go as high as $500 with justification.


  • This service is free


  • Teens accepted

How to Apply

Individuals may apply for financial assistance online. For additional questions, call 760-902-8495.