Since 1998, The Schools of McKeel Academy has been contracted by the Polk County School Board to provide a tuition-free high quality educational choice for families in Polk County.  Designated a high-performing public charter school system by the Florida Dept. of Education, it serves over 2,900 students, PreK to 12th grade, on three campuses in Lakeland, Florida – McKeel Academy of Technology (7-12), South McKeel Academy (PreK-7) and McKeel Academy Central (PreK-6). This fund helps support the academic programs which focus on an innovative curriculum integrating the latest technology to challenge and prepare students for their future.

Website:  mckeelschools.com

Schools of McKeel Academy

Grants from the fund shall provide support to the Agency to carry out its role and mission in the Polk County area.

About the GiveWell Community Foundation

GiveWell Community Foundation (GWCF) offers nonprofit organizations the opportunity to invest in themselves through Agency Funds. GWCF also works with local service clubs, veterans groups, municipalities, and other community groups by offering Community Funds for the betterment and improved quality of life of our area. Click here to view all of our Featured Funds.

GiveWell Community Foundation works with individuals, families, businesses, and nonprofits to build a stronger community throughout Polk, Hardee, and Highlands county and beyond through charitable funds and competitive grant cycles. The Foundation is home to more than 300 charitable funds and the Impact Polk and Empower Polk grant cycles. GWCF has awarded of $161 million in grants since its founding in 1997. Click here to learn more about us.