The Dracut Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Dollars for Scholars is a non-profit organization that works to raise money for scholarships for graduating students of Dracut High School. The Foundation was incorporated in 1959 and today is managed by a Board of Directors comprised of 29 volunteer members.
Since it's inception the Dracut Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Dollars for Scholars has awarded over $1.5 million dollars in scholarships to almost 1,400 recipients. The first two scholarships were awarded in 1957 and totaled $350. At the 2013 Dracut High School Pride Night 48 scholarships/book awards were given out totaling over $110,000. A truly amazing legacy of commitment by the entire Dracut community to the mission of this Foundation.
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What We Do:
The Dracut Scholarship Foundation, Inc. Dollars for Scholars has three primary annual fundraising events which include:
- Craft Fair
- 10,000 Cash Give-Away Raffle
In addition to these fundraising events a key aspect of the Foundation's success are the Endowment Trusts and Memorials. Over 40 Memorial Funds exist today with another 3+ working towards achieving permanency. The funds from these accounts are invested with investment returns contributing to annual scholarship awards. To learn more about the Endowment Trusts and Memorial Funds please visit the Donate Now tab section of this site.