Celebrating A Community of Caring Behold the birth of the Polk State College Clear Springs Advanced Technology Center, sparkling with newness and promise, glowing with the philanthropic spirit that brought it to fruition, and brimming with the potential to send lives, and our community, soaring! Learn More →
Healthcare from the Heart As a heart beats blood that fortifies the body, generous donors such as the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center provide the vital nutrients that keep the Polk State College Foundation helping the many students whose lives are transformed by obtaining a higher education. The partnership between Heart of Florida and Polk State is a beautiful one that allows each to grow and thrive. Learn More →
Discovering a Home and Her Confidence at Polk After a seemingly interminable stretch without a real home, Kimberly Balaun yearned deeply for the comfort of belonging. A glimmer of hope radiated her soul when the chance to attend Polk State College appeared. Then -- just when happiness was a heartbeat away -- the door peeking open to that brightness suddenly threatened to slam shut. Learn More →
Runner’s Rapport: Camaraderie is Key to Sprinting Success When faced with new and exciting challenges, gazing at the open road before us can seem daunting. But as Joggin’ for the Noggin 5k runners Kimberly and Kevin Roberts know, surrounding ourselves with supportive people can unlock the strength, courage and determination within, allowing us to soar to unimaginable heights. Learn More →

We Help Students Achieve Their Goals

Working together with individuals, organizations, and businesses in our community, we are able to help many students achieve their academic goals. Read More

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Making a Difference Mondays, September 8

Monday, September 8, 2014

Donor Spotlight: Paul Pletcher Professor of Mathematics Coming from a broken home with three siblings, there…

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June 2014 Check Presentation

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Imagine the gorgeous intricacy of a patchwork quilt, showered with vibrant colors, designs…

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Racing Toward His Dream

Monday, August 18, 2014

With a burning desire to fulfill his athletic potential, Rod Crowley decided it…