In 2016, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation established the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Endowed Dance Scholarship. This scholarship provides support to USC Kaufman students entering their third year of the BFA Program. Preference will begiven to students with an interest in dance therapy and/or dance education for youth, but other will be eligible. Satori Folkes-Stone is the current recipient of the Simms/Mann Family Foundation Endowed Dance Scholarship.
The Simms/Mann Family Foundation also serves as a member of USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance’s “Founder’s Circle,” which creates a legacy of support for of dancers, choreographers and dance leaders at the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance.