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Rising Young Artist Scholarship Program Funders 


Albert & Clare Appel General Scholarship Fund 

Named for Appel Farm’s Founders, this fund is designed to help us fulfill our mission to provide people of all ages, cultures and economic backgrounds with a supportive, cooperative environment in which to explore the fine and performing arts. Appel Farm believes that the arts are an exciting and essential part of the learning process and that artistic talent is innate and waiting to be developed in every person.

This general scholarship fund offers awards from 5% up to 100% of tuition, does not have geographic limitations, and can be applied to ANY session length. Money for these awards are directly contributed through individual giving.

Click here to see the full list of donors for FY 2016-2017 and learn more about the impact your gift can make.

Interested in supporting our Scholarship Fund? Click here to make a donation.


Foundation-supported Scholarships 

As a nonprofit camp Appel Farm applies for a wide range of grant funds to support scholarships each year. These funds are often tied to specific geographic regions, age/genders, school types, art discipline, and other criteria. Below is a list of the generous Foundations who supported scholarships in 2017. As new funders make award for Camp 2018, their information will be added.

  • Connelly Foundation
  • Family Enrichment Network/ Pascale Sykes Foundation
  • Giving Opportunities to Others
  • Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation
  • Roma Bank Foundation
  • Fred C. Rummel Foundation
  • Salem Health and Wellness Foundation Matching Grant
  • Victoria Foundation

Do you know about a Foundation who may want to help fund a child coming to camp? We are also looking for new funding opportunities, please email us at if you have suggestions or connections to Foundations!


Program Partnership Funds 

We are thrilled to partner with a variety of community and art organizations to provide scholarships to deserving young people who are connected to them. These scholarships are often merit-based, and offered as awards for participating in county, regional, or state-wide arts festivals, events, competitions, or programs. Current scholarship partnerships include:

Interested in becoming a scholarship partner? We are always looking for new program partners! Contact us at to see how we can work together to provide scholarships.


Corporate/Business Sponsorship Funds & Matching Program

Whether the business provides 100% of the funds, or chooses to participate in Appel Farm’s Matching Program, each summer Appel Farm is proud to award scholarship funds from the generous support of local and corporate businesses.

Did you know your workplace could sponsor a scholarship? Maybe your church/synagogue group, PTO, or Rotary club would like to send a kid to camp! Email us at