In observance of Thanksgiving, several Cary services will be unavailable or modified on Thursday & Friday, November 26 & 27. Facilities will remain closed, and curbside collection for Thursday will move one day later to Friday. GoCary will not operate on Thursday, but will resume normal operation schedule on Friday, November 27. Read more.

Play it Forward Scholarship Fund

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At the Town of Cary, we believe all citizens should have an equal opportunity to participate in recreation. Our Play It Forward scholarship fund allows residents to apply for reduced and/or no-fee Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources programs.

Scholarship Donations

There are many needs in our community that have been met because of the support of this program. Your tax-deductible donations of any amount are welcome anytime. Additionally, anyone can make a donation of $1 or more to the scholarship fund by adding the donation amount to their program registration form. Call (919) 469-4061 for details.

Application Information

Scholarship assistance is available to Cary residents only.

Dorcas Ministries reviews all scholarship applications to determine eligibility on an annual basis. To help expedite the process, you may print and complete the scholarship application form and take it, along with the requested documentation, to Dorcas Ministries, 187 High House Road, Cary, NC 27511, in the same building as the Dorcas Shop. They can be reached by phone at (919) 469-9861 Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

After the screening process, Dorcas Ministries contacts Town of Cary staff, who will in turn contact scholarship applicants about registration.

For Additional Scholarship Information

Sonya Snyder
Special Services Supervisor
(919) 469-4065

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