Empower Polk funding allows Parker Street Ministries to make important organizational improvements.

Parker Street Ministries received an Empower Polk 2019 grant from the GiveWell Community Foundation to fund several important organizational improvements. Parker Street Ministries’ CEO, Tim Mitchell, shares how they were able to use that funding to expand their capacity, provide a safer environment, and equip staff members with new technology and training.

Parker Street Ministries is a faith-based community development agency focused on the Parker Street neighborhood in Lakeland, FL. To learn more about Parker Street Ministries and their agency fund, visit their Featured Fund page.

Empower Polk is an annual grant cycle by the GiveWell Community Foundation made possible by contributions from our fundholders and generous community partners. You can learn more about Empower Polk and donate online at EmpowerPolk.org.