The Palm Beach Police Foundation Awards over $100,000 In Academic Scholarships

The Palm Beach Police Foundation Awards over $100,000 in Academic Scholarships 

The Palm Beach Police Foundation, Inc., has completed scholarship application review for the 2017-18 academic year, and has awarded 15 qualifying students a total of over $100,000.00 in scholarship funding. 

Scholarship funding, awarded to children of sworn officers and civilian employees of the Palm Beach Police Department, is based on the applicant’s record of scholastic achievement. 

Academic institutions include: Cornell College, Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida State University, Indian River State College, Lake Forest University, Manhattan University, Palm Beach State College, Pennsylvania State University, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, University of North Carolina, and University of South Florida. 

Since its inception nearly 12 years ago, the Foundation has awarded more than $1 million in academic scholarships as part of its mission to accept and manage funds that remain in the Town of Palm Beach, and are used to benefit the Palm Beach Police Department. 

In addition to scholarships, the Foundation provides emergency financial assistance to officers, and helps fund police department supplements that include additional training, equipment and unmet needs. 

For information about the Foundation’s Academic Scholarship program, contact Lisa Loomis at 561.820.8118 or visit

Palm Beach Police Foundation

The Palm Beach Police & Fire Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) organization that exists to support the Town of Palm Beach Police and Fire Department and its employees through the acceptance, management and disbursement of tax-deductible gifts and contributions. It is organized and supported by town residents and the local community independent of the Town of Palm Beach. Federal Tax ID #83-046254. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA OR ONLINE AT, REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. REGISTRATION #: CH21488