Lakeland Leads is a 501c(3) nonprofit, independent, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to produce high-quality research and tangible public policy recommendations designed to help improve Lakeland’s K-12 education landscape and make Lakeland a better place to live, work and raise a family.
The Bethany Center for Grieving Children at Good Shepherd Hospice helps grieving children, teens and families navigate the loss of a loved one, free of charge. Clients learn to process their grief using innovative methods and effective tools that will help them express and successfully cope with their grief now and throughout their lifetime.
Green Horizon Land Trust was created to preserve and promote central Florida's natural areas and open spaces for the benefit of all. Since 1991, Green Horizon has helped to acquire, and assisted with placement into conservation, over 6,600 acres of natural central Florida.
Camp Fire helps youth thrive by discovering their spark, gaining self-confidence and learning new life skills. Youth in grades K-12, participate in school year and summer day camps, teen service and leadership programs, and camp and outdoor education programs
The goal of the Polk County Local College Access Network (LCAN) is to increase post-secondary attainment, college and career readiness, access, and success, particularly among Floridians traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
In honor of the inspiring life of Evan Michael Chambers and the L.O.V.E. principle (Lifting Oneself and Others Towards Victory and Excellence) that he lived by, this organization teaches skills and life lessons learned from the game of baseball.
Fund helps to provide program funding for our mission to provides citizens with developmental disabilities the opportunity for community inclusion, skills development, basic adult education, and vocational training.
Noah’s Ark is committed to empowering individuals who have developmental disabilities by advocating on their behalf and by providing or facilitating choices of meaningful employment, recreational and social opportunities and affordable housing in an inclusive community