The Jacobs Family Foundation of Wellington recently announced that it has awarded 13 grants totaling more than $240,000 to Wellington area organizations during the second half of 2016.
The grant recipients include Binks Forest Elementary School, the Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County, Elbridge Gale Elementary School, New Horizons Elementary School, Palm Beach Central High School, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Polo Park Middle School, the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, Wellington High School, and Wellington Landings Middle School. The grants will benefit STEM programs, fund technological upgrades for arts and speech education, and help create additional educational opportunities for students within the Wellington community.
“The Foundation is proud to support these local organizations,” said Lou Jacobs, a Foundation director. “It’s heartwarming to see the great work they are doing to help Wellington students and community members flourish.”