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$6.2 million for Polk County organizations

See how Lakeland and Polk County organizations plan to use their share of this multi-million dollar grant.

The entrance to the Aerospace Center for Excellence

The Lakeland police and youth mentoring program was one recipient of the local grant.

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Following a vote by Florida’s Legislative Budget Committee, 13 Polk County organizations have been awarded a share of $6.2 million in local grant funding.

Keep reading for a by-the-numbers look at how each organization, eight of which are right here in Lakeland, will put their grant to work.

Lakeland recipients

A quote from Pathways School of Excellence prinipal Patricia Shaw

Quote via Southeastern University

Image via @seuniversity, Graphic by 6AM City

Polk County recipients