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Financial Assistance

Sinclair Resources

Sinclair’s Emergency Grant – Funds can be used to help with rent, groceries, electric bill, water bill, internet, etc. Unfortunately, due to regulations, funds cannot be used for tuition and books.
Students may apply for this award by filing for the Emergency Grant. 
To qualify for Emergency Grant Funds the student must:

  • Be a current enrolled student and have an emergency financial need
  • Have a 2.25 CUM GPA
  • Be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours
  • Must be in a degree or certificate program

Community Resources

United Way 211 Call 2-1-1 For Essential Community Services/Resources. Get help paying bills, finding food, and locating other resources near you. Call 211 now for confidential help from a caring expert.

  • For more information Dial 2-1-1


City of Dayton Ohio.Gov Social Services – list resources for meal sites, crisis counseling, Emergency Shelter, other housing, homeless outreach, employment services, basic needs, healthcare, financial assistance, and legal assistance.

Montgomery County Job and Family Services – Apply for food (SNAP), cash, medical, childcare assistance.  Photo ID, Social Security Card and a 221 card required.

  • Located at 1111 S. Edwin C Moses Blvd. Dayton, OH
  • For more information call 937-224-3003

Findhelp.org  – searchable database by zip code for resources to help with food, clothing, misc. goods, housing, health, financial and other free or reduced cost programs.

Consumer Credit Counseling – Consumer Credit Counseling Services             

Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS- Grace Works) – is a local, not-for-profit credit counseling agency. Our certified credit and housing counselors will provide you with the support, knowledge and tools needed to make informed financial decisions.

Resources - Outside of Mongomery County

Warren County Community Resource Guide referral for clothing, counseling services, disability services, employment, Family Supports, food pantries, homeless/housing, transportation, utility/emergency assistance.