As a mission-driven nonprofit organization, the YMCA is committed to serving everyone in our community and ensuring they have the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. The YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth offers our Open Doors program and general financial assistance to reduce the cost of membership and program fees.
Thanks to the generous donors to our Annual Giving Campaign, qualified applicants are approved for financial assistance based on a sliding fee scale designed to fit each applicant’s unique financial circumstance.
Open Doors Program
The Open Doors program provides quick and easy financial assistance to anyone based on the below qualifications. Open Door program qualification automatically gives you 50% off the membership of your choice and 25% off all YMCA programs. Bring in one of the below qualifiers and sign up for a membership and or programs on the spot.
Open Door Qualifiers
- Free & Reduced Lunch | Notice of Approval
- HUD/Section 8 | Statement Letter
- SNAP (Food Stamps) | Notice of Approval
- WIC | Statement Letter / Voucher
- Medicaid | Notice of Approval
- CHIP | Notice of Approval
Not sure how to get these documents, but know you qualify?
Call or stop by any one of our local branches and we will happily assist you in acquiring the correct documentation, we can also help you get more information about all financial programs out there, including the one from SoFi.
Don’t have any of the Open Door Qualifiers but still need financial assistance?
See below to download our full financial assistance application. Once completed, turn the application into your local branch. Scholarships at this level will be provided to individuals/families based on need and based on the amount of donated dollars available each year. The Fort Worth YMCA obtains funding for scholarships from four primary sources: our Annual Campaign, United Way of Tarrant County, government grants and the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth Endowment, Inc.
- Click here to download a Financial Assistance scholarship form.
- Click here to download a Spanish version of the Financial Assistance scholarship form.
The YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth welcomes all who wish to participate and believes that no one should be denied access based on their ability to pay.