The Palm Beach Police Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization that exists to support the Town of Palm Beach Police Department and its employees through the acceptance, management and disbursement of tax-deductible gifts and contributions. The Board of Directors consists of town residents, civic leaders, and members of the business community.
Prime among its purpose is the management of the donations made to the Palm Beach Police Foundation. Headquartered in Palm Beach, the foundation distributes donations to a variety of causes that include scholarships and grants for education, new equipment and assistance to officers in need.
In addition to police support programs, the Foundation provides funding to various community, residential and business crime watch programs, such as Palm Beach Crime Watch, the 30 year-old non-profit organization that promotes citizen participation in crime prevention.