Polen Cares

We are committed to pursuing the betterment of communities and the environment in which we work and live.


Engaging Our Communities

JPM Challenge

Employee-Directed Philanthropy

At Polen Capital, we believe that giving time and resources to the community and our employees is essential to making a meaningful difference. 

Our Employee Resource Group (ERG), Polen Cares, represents the firm’s commitment to supporting our global communities. The group aims to enhance our firm's philanthropic efforts by empowering our employees to direct support and service towards causes that are meaningful to them. 


Community Engagement

Investing Our Time

See how Polen employees volunteer across our offices.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass & MetroWest

Supports children in our community through individualized mentoring programs, and strong partnerships with local schools and youth development programs and with the support of community volunteers.  

United Way

Works with and for communities to build economic prosperity and enable everyone–across races and ethnicities–to share in the knowledge, wealth and resources available.

Boca Helping Hands

Boca Helping Hands

Provides food, job training, access to healthcare and financial assistance to help individuals and families improve their quality of life and build financial stability. 

Education Foundation PBC

Red Apple School Supplies

As part of The Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, the Red Apple Supplies program provides those who are in need of school supplies with the tools necessary to be successful in the classroom. 

Hackney Quest

Hackney Quest

Provides young people, families, and members of the community the practical and emotional support they need to develop and pursue their aspirations and deal positively with life’s challenges.

Community Engagement

Commitment In Action


Investing Our Resources

Polen Cares Donor Advised Fund

Polen managed Donor Advised Fund (DAF) focused on Polen Cares initiatives that employees may donate to using the Matching Gifts Program.

Employee Matching Gifts Program

Dollar-for-dollar donations to qualifying non-profit organizations (for employee contributions between $50 and $5,000 annually)

Client Recognition Program

Polen makes donations to qualifying non-profit organizations on behalf of our long-standing clients.

Polen Diversity Donor Advised Fund

Polen managed Donor Advised Fund (DAF) focused on diversity efforts that employees may donate to using the Matching Gifts Program.

Featured Philanthropy

Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida

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Wishes Do Come True

Polen Capital has partnered with the Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida foundation since 2007. It is our great pleasure to have fulfilled 500+ wishes and raised impactful assets through our annual Make-A-Wish® Polen Capital Golf Tournament.


Wishes Granted

(As of 12-31-2023)


Annual Golf Tournament 

(April 6th, 2024)


Raised for Make-a-Wish

(As of 12-31-2023)


Additional Charitable Involvement


Pat Tillman Foundation

Pat Tillman Foundation

Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships - building a diverse community of leaders committed to serving others. 

George Snow Scholarship Fund

George Snow Scholarship Foundation

Provides scholarships and a host of supplementary support and career services for deserving students within the community pursuing higher education. 

Learn more about how our approach goes beyond expectations.

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