More than 200 fourth graders from Binks Forest Elementary School spent a morning immersed in scientific inquiry as they toured the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. The unique program is made possible through a Jacobs Family Foundation grant. Several Wellington area elementary and middle schools were able to participate in this
Congratulations to the Wellington High School Fire Academy for being a Jacobs Family Foundation grant recipient! This $5,000 grant will be used to fund CPR training and certification, in alignment with the Wellington High School Fire Academy’s required training. The program will allow 100 students to graduate from the Fire
Congratulations to the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches for receiving a Jacobs Family Foundation grant! This grant will fund participation scholarships for 10 Wellington students to participate in the upcoming concert season. The Young Singers of the Palm Beaches (website, Facebook) strives to provide education and leadership skills through music.
The Wellington High School Debate Team capped its season with a visit to the Grand Championship Debate Tournament in Louisville, KY. The trip was made possible in part by a grant from the Jacobs Family Foundation, with the students, their families and several others pitching in. More than 50 students benefit
The Wellington Travel Basketball Association has been selected as a 2017 grant recipient. This $8,000 grant will support the Wellington Wolves Scholarship Program, assisting student-athletes with financial need. The Wellington Wolves pride themselves on never turning away participants due to financial limitations, and the Jacobs Family Foundation is pleased to support this
The Wellington Wrestling Club has received a grant of $15,000 to fund the purchase of new wrestling mats at Village Park. The new mats, which should last for 10 years, will be safer, more hygienic, and allow for an increased number of participants in Wellington’s youth wrestling program. Thank you to the Wellington
The Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida were awarded $10,000 for scholarships and educational field trips. This grant will impact over 1,000 Village of Wellington girls and women involved in the local Girl Scouts program. Thank you to our Girl Scouts for having a positive impact on the Wellington community! Our Foundation is honored to
This spring, the Jacobs Family Foundation has awarded six grants to Wellington community groups totaling $55,000. The recipient organizations have programs in education, athletics, and at-risk youth. They are: Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida – Wellington scholarships Wellington Wrestling Club – Equipment upgrades Wellington Travel Basketball Association – Wellington scholarships