At Impact Bay Area we believe that all people have a right to personal safety, regardless of their financial situation. Named in honor of our founding Director, the Cori Couture Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance for our students who cannot afford the full tuition. We reserve a quarter of the spots in each public class for scholarship recipients. We also offer discounts for not-for-profit organizations to host private classes.

Impact Bay Area does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical ability, financial circumstances or abuse history.

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out our Scholarship Application Form

When a woman knows she can defend herself, that she will never again be a victim, her whole life changes and that of the people around her. By never allowing anyone to hurt her, she has broken the cycle of violence. I believe that, 16 women at a time, we are changing the world!

- Cori Couture, Founding Director


NEW! Women of Color Scholarship Fund

At IMPACT we recognize that some women of color experience violence at higher rates than white women, and that sexual or domestic violence experienced by women of color is often complicated or exacerbated by its intersection with race. With our new Women of Color Scholarship Fund, we hope to empower more women of color with the tools to prevent or deter violence.

Women of Color interested in this program, please indicate "WOC" in your scholarship application.


Click here to sponsor a student or contribute to our scholarship fund