Recognition for Grants & Sponsors

Heartland for Children is thankful to have the ability to better serve our children and families in Polk, Hardee & Highlands counties with the help of grants and donations from sponsors. We would like to recognize the various grants, sponsors, and donators for their generous contributions. 


Heartland for Children has been selected as a recipient of a 2021 Impact Polk grant in the amount of $20,000 that will support "Respite Services for Special Needs Children." This project is being funded by the George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation. 



In 2021, Heartland for Children was awarded a 4 year grant through the Florida Blue Foundation in the amount of $399,606. HFC will partner with Central Florida Health Care to improve the well-being and reseiliency in children and families through trauma informed care and a trauma informed response.



We are grateful to be a recipient of the 2020 Impact Polk grant in the amount of $18,950.00 for our project “Caregiver Support Program for Children in Foster Care.” This project is funded through this grant from the George W. Jenkins Foundation, Inc. within the GiveWell Community Foundation.


We are so grateful to be the recipient of a $30,000 grant from the George Jenkins Foundation, Inc. in order to purchase 50 Chromebooks and 250 Pack & Plays for our children and teens in care.



In May 2018, Heartland for Children was awarded $5,000 though Impact Polk towards the Community Partnership School Needs Assessment. The grant was made possible by the George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation.