Brevard Schools Foundation Receives Grant from Balda Family Foundation to Fund Six 2-Year College Scholarships

By  //  December 10, 2021

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(Left to right) Janice Kershaw, BSF President & CEO; Jim Clamons, TSIC Leadership Council; Rich Miller, BSF Board Chairman; Kathy Balda, Balda Family Foundation; Kyle Creedon, Balda Family Foundation; Del Jordan & Susan Knowles, TSIC College Success Coaches pose for a check presentation during a recent BSF board meeting. (BSF image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard Schools Foundation recently received a grant from the Balda Family Foundation that will fund six 2-year college scholarships for students in the Foundation’s Take Stock in Children program.

“This generous gift from the Balda Family Foundation will help very deserving, income-eligible students fulfill their dreams of attending college,” said Janice Kershaw, President/CEO of Brevard Schools Foundation.

“The Balda Family Foundation embodies their tagline ‘motivate, inspire, educate’ and understands that education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. This grant is impactful and life-changing for students in our community. We are incredibly honored to partner with the Balda Family Foundation.”

The Take Stock in Children program is a scholarship and mentoring program that provides participating students with college scholarships, caring volunteer mentors, and hope for a better life.

TSIC provides comprehensive services that start in middle school, continue through high school, and include the transition to college or vocational school.

Participating students are given extensive support, guidance, and college preparation.

To learn more about Brevard Schools Foundation and the Take Stock in Children program visit

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