The annual competitive, donor-directed grant program is now open.

LAKELAND, FL (September 11, 2020) – Applications for the Impact Polk 2021 grant cycle will be accepted September 11 through October 5. Impact Polk is an annual competitive, donor-directed grant program of the GiveWell Community Foundation with the goal of addressing community needs throughout Polk County. Guidelines, application information, tutorials, and more can be found at

Grantees for Impact Polk 2020 were recently announced in August. A total of $559,713.45 was awarded to 87 nonprofit organizations addressing community needs in Polk County. We are grateful for ongoing community support provided through the Impact Polk grant cycle by the George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation.