Several Palm Beach County organizations secured the resources for and worked collaboratively to establish this website as a community data portal that will serve the general public and a broad range of constituencies and organizations engaged in community change and planning efforts in Palm Beach County. These pioneering organizations participate in the governance of the website as members of the “Portal Collaborative”. (Click Here for Links to Local Media Coverage)
Consideration for participation in the Portal Collaborative is given to any public, private or not-for-profit entity engaged in providing funding or administrative support to community based programs, business groups, associations, planning initiatives or organizations in Palm Beach County. For more information about joining our community's most innovative leaders in this effort, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County is an independent district established by Palm Beach County voters, who dedicated a source of funding so more children are born healthy, growing up safe and ready to learn.
The Health Care District of Palm Beach County provides health coverage programs for uninsured residents, a nationally recognized Trauma System, dedicated nurses in 170 public schools, a pharmacy, a long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, and acute care hospital services at Lakeside Medical Center, the county’s only public hospital, serving the rural western Palm Beach County communities along the southeastern shore of Lake Okeechobee. For more information, visit www.hcdpbc.org.
Palm Healthcare Foundation, Inc. was chartered in 2001 as an independent community healthcare foundation. Believing that, “Together We Can Do More,” the foundation’s mission is to transform healthcare challenges by bringing together the talents and resources of the community to create innovative solutions that deliver high-impact results. The Foundation’s funding priorities are designed to empower non-profit healthcare organizations and healthcare professionals to create programs and services that improve the quality of life for Palm Beach County’s underserved citizens. Since 2001, the Foundation has distributed more than $40 million to over 95 non-profit organizations in Palm Beach County. To learn more about Palm Healthcare Foundation, please visit www.palmhealthcare.org.
The Quantum Foundation is a perpetual grant-making organization. The private foundation grants funds to approved charitable and certain governmental entities serving Palm Beach County. The Foundation was formed in 1995 with the net proceeds from the sale of JFK Medical Center in Atlantis, Florida. The Foundation began making grants in Palm Beach County in June of 1997. Since that time, more than 90 million dollars has been invested in our vision of making Palm Beach County a place where everyone has the opportunity to live healthy lives, regardless of their income, education or background. The Foundation works to increase health care access, improve science and health education, and enhance the health care workforce.
United Way of Palm Beach County is working to advance the common good by focusing on the building blocks of a good life through our Targeted Care Areas: education, income and health. Our mission is to improve measurably the lives of individuals and families in Palm Beach County by uniting the resources of donors, volunteers, agencies and the community.
Workforce Alliance, Inc. is the private, non-profit organization chartered by the State of Florida to develop and manage a workforce development system for Palm Beach County. Its overall goal is to provide employers and job seekers with innovative employment services. The principle services to employers include talent recruitment and assessment, training grants for new and current employees, and a complete menu of other related services.
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Allegany Franciscan Ministries is a nonprofit Catholic organization focused on improving the overall health status of individuals through increasing access to health services and information. Guided by the tradition and vision of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, and a member of Catholic Health East, Allegany Franciscan Ministries provides grants to nonprofit organizations in three regions of Florida: Miami-Dade County, Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie Counties, and the Tampa Bay area of Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties. Allegany Franciscan Ministries strives to be a catalyst for systemic change, committing resources and working collaboratively to promote physical, mental, spiritual, societal and cultural health and well-being in these communities.
Local administration for this site is provided by the Health Council of Southeast Florida