Make a Difference


We support projects and programs of educational nonprofit foundations, public and charter schools, and, other organizations providing educational programming. Grant requests should be for programs that are not available through tax revenues. Recent grants in this area include: Palm Beach Gardens High School, Palm Beach Gardens Elementary School, Suncoast High School Foundation, First Tee of the Palm Beaches, TEAM First-PAL, Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County and Urban Youth Impact. Read More

Health & Human Services


We support projects or programs of non-profit organizations providing a variety of support and assistance related to health & human services activities. Recent grants in this area include: The Center for Family Services; Paws 4 Liberty; H.A.C.E.R Ministry; Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County; Feed The Hungry; Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County; and Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County. Read More



We support projects or programs provided to residents by their local government. These programs are not supported generally through tax revenues. Recent grants in this area include: City of Palm Beach Gardens, Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue, and the Palm Beach Gardens Police Department. Read More



We support projects or programs of nonprofit organizations providing benefits to our environment. Prior grants in this area include: Busch Wildlife Sanctuary and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center. Read More

Our History

Our History

The BallenIsles Charities Foundation was established in 2011 with the goal of Making a Difference to local not-for-profit organizations in areas surrounding our residential community located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Read More.

Grants in Action

Grants in Action

Equipment for a family with a special needs child can be so expensive that even a family with very good insurance can have difficulty obtaining the needed equipment. Our 2015 BallenIsles Charities Foundation grant to Clinics Can Help (CCH), the largest durable medical equipment reuse organization in Florida & one of the largest in the United States, will fund the purchase of seventeen (17) Adaptive Transit Strollers to be distributed to children with special needs. Read More.

Foundation Events

2016 BICF Make A Difference Event Homepage ImageThanks to you and all our donors, sponsors, supporters, volunteers and friends who have contributed in so many ways over the past 4 years. With your help and support, we have awarded $865,000 to 42 different local organizations.

We are pleased to announce our major fundraising events for 2016. Check back later this fall as we will provide more details on each event so that you will have everything you need to know to start making reservations! These opportunities for you to participate will Make a Difference in our ability to support the many fine local nonprofit organizations in our community. Read More.

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