Scholarship Programs

Cosumnes Community Service District has two scholarship opportunities for Elk Grove residents that live in 95624, 95757 or 95758 zip codes. Cosumnes Recreation Opportunity Fund and Making Waves Swim Scholarship provide increased access to recreational programs for the underserved members of our community.

RECREATION SCHOLARSHIPS

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Cosumnes Recreation Opportunity Fund

The Cosumnes Recreation Opportunity Fund grants financial assistance for Elk Grove residents to participate in recreation activities offered by the Cosumnes Community Services District, Parks and Recreation Department. 

This program gives children and adults in need lifelong learning experiences that promote healthy lifestyles. Its success depends on continuous fundraising efforts through individual donations and events.

Tax Deductible Donations

Tax deductible donations to the Cosumnes Recreation Opportunity Fund are also accepted year-round. It’s easy to contribute. Please make checks payable to the Cosumnes Legacy Foundation, "Recreation Fund." Your donation today can help a child play. For more information about the Cosumnes Recreation Opportunity Fund, please contact our offices.

Application Availability

Applications are accepted through the year until 50 families have been funded. Funds are limited to $150 per family per calendar year. Review the scholarship guidelines listed below for program qualifications and eligibility requirements prior to applying: Cosumnes Recreation Opportunity Fund Guidelines (PDF)

Applications for 2022 are FULL 

Applications for 2023 will release in late November 2022!  

Please apply online using the link below, or download the PDF application and submit via mail to the address listed on the form.

  • Download the application: 2023 Cosumnes Recreation Opportunity Fund Application (PDF) - COMING NOV 2022
  • APPLY ONLINE: 2023 Cosumnes Recreation Opportunity Fund Online Application - COMING NOV 2022

SWIM SCHOLARSHIPS

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Making Waves Scholarship

Cosumnes CSD is working with the City of Elk Grove and Kiwanis Club of Laguna-Elk Grove to help increase access to our aquatic facilities and swim lessons through the Making Waves Scholarship program. The program has been designed to provide access to swim lessons by providing a swim suit, goggles, a towel, and two sessions of swim lessons for the underserved children in the Elk Grove Community.

Tax Deductible Donations

Tax deductible donations to the Making Waves Swim Scholarship are also accepted year-round. It’s easy to contribute. Please make checks payable to the Cosumnes Community Services District, "making Waves Swim Scholarship." Your donation today can help a child play. For more information about the Making Waves Swim Scholarship, please contact our offices.

Application Availability 

Applications are accepted through the year until at least 30 children have been funded. Funds are limited to 1 per child per calendar year. Review the scholarship guidelines listed below for program qualifications and eligibility requirements prior to applying: Making Waves Scholarship Guidelines (PDF)

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Making Waves - RAD Scholarship

Cosumnes CSD is working with The K&A Spease Foundation to help increase access to our aquatic facilities and aquatic programs through the Making Waves Recreation Adventures (RAD) Scholarship program. The program has been designed to provide access to aquatic programs lessons by providing a swim suit, goggles, a towel, a water bottle and access to multiple programs in and around the water for the underserved members in the Elk Grove Community. 

Tax Deductible Donations

Tax deductible donations to the Making Waves Swim Scholarship are also accepted year-round. It’s easy to contribute. Please make checks payable to the Cosumnes Community Services District, "Making Waves - RAD Swim Scholarship." Your donation today can help a member of the community play. For more information about the Making Waves - RAD Swim Scholarship, please contact our offices.

Application Availability

Applications are accepted through the year until at least 30 children have been funded. Funds are limited to 1 per child per calendar year. Review the scholarship guidelines listed below for program qualifications and eligibility requirements prior to applying: Making Waves Scholarship Guidelines (PDF)