Impact Polk


About Impact Polk:

Impact Polk is an annual competitive grant program of the GiveWell Community Foundation with the goal of addressing community needs throughout Polk County. The GiveWell Community Foundation provides public organizations recognized by the IRS as described in the IRS Code Section 501(c)(3) as eligible for tax-exempt status, serving Polk County, an opportunity to apply for grant funding.

The Impact Polk 2019 grant cycle begins August 20, 2018 and closes September 10, 2018. Only one application per organization is permitted.

Apply for an Impact Polk grant:

» Start by Reading the Application Guidelines (PDF)

» Grant Application and Reporting (link)

» Other Resources:

Important Dates:

» August 20, 2018: Open application process begins

» September 10, 2018: Full applications must be submitted online by 5:00 pm

» March – June 2019: Final grant award notices*

* Our fundholders view applications for funding consideration. While we try our best to obtain decisions in a timely manner, we don’t guarantee an exact time when final grant notices will be.

View projects previously funded through Impact Polk:

» Impact Polk 2018 (PDF)
» Impact Polk 2017 (PDF)
» Impact Polk 2016 (PDF)
» Impact Polk 2015 (PDF)
» Impact Polk 2014 (PDF)

If you have any questions, please contact our Grants Manager, Johnna Martinez at