AmeriCorps Polk Reads was awarded “Program of the Year” in 2019 by Volunteer Florida.
Polk’s Take Stock in Children program awarded the Luminary Award every year since 2018-19 for meeting 100% of their performance measures.
PEF Director receives 2019 Consortium Champion Award, for helping support education foundations across the state.
The Polk Education Foundation supports public school students and teachers helping them reach their goals.
The Polk Education Foundation promotes student success by mobilizing community resources to benefit student learning.
Sensitize the community to the needs of local schools and students.
Develop and enhance educational programs and initiatives for students.
Raise significant financial support for local schools and help to underwrite countywide programs for students.
Challenge parents, business leaders and the extended community to become involved in and be supportive of their local schools, their students and the district’s education foundation.
Annual Reports and Other Financial Documents
Thank you to the Give Well Community Foundation Impact Grant for supporting the PEF’s work!