Community Spotlight: Day Dreams Foundation

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 by Amy

Day Dreams Foundation logo

Founded in September 2014, the mission of the Day Dreams Foundation is to eliminate financial barriers to participating in extracurricular activities and promote healthy life styles, goal setting, academics, team work and respect for others.

Children who qualify for free or reduced lunch at Columbia Public Schools can apply for scholarships from the Day Dreams Foundation to pay for the fees associated with extra curricular activities.

In 2015, the Day Dreams Foundation awarded $8,635 in activity fees and equipment costs to 42 kids in Columbia!

The following is a list of extracurricular activities for which the Day Dream Foundation will provide scholarships.

  • Organized sports teams
  • Dance classes
  • Private or group music lessons
  • Boy Scouts/ Girl Scouts
  • Martial Arts Class
  • Cheerleading
  • Gymnastics
  • Band/choir
  • Acting/theater class
  • Activity specific summer camps (i.e. soccer camp, dance camp, etc)
  • Columbia Area Career Center summer camps
  • Ice/roller skating lessons
  • Battle Club at Tiger Academy of Gymnastics
  • Horseback riding lessons
  • and MORE!

For more information on how to apply or become a donor visit

Author: Amy

Born and raised in COMO. Lover of books, ice cream, family and friends.

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