In January, the Jacobs Family Foundation awarded seven grants to Wellington community groups totaling over $135,000. The grants are centered on four focus areas of education, athletics, at-risk youth and preservation in and around Wellington. The recipients and their programs being funded by the grants are:
Binks Forest Elementary School – S.T.E.M. Project Lead the Way program and technology
Wellington Youth Lacrosse Association – Equipment upgrades
Vinceremos Therapeutic Riding Center – Rehabilitation program
Wellington Elementary School – Fine Arts Academy program
St. Peter’s Church – Education scholarships
Palm Beach Atlantic University – Education scholarships
Horses Healing Hearts – Rehabilitation program
We thank each grant recipient for making our community a better place!
The next round of grant reviews will take place in May of 2016. Read our frequently asked questions prior to applying for a grant. Check out the grant recipients from Fall of 2015 for inspiration!