What We Do

A #LifeWellPlayed for Future Generations

Our Mission

Through grantmaking and initiatives, the Arnold & Winnie Palmer Foundation champions our Founders' devotion to youth - encouraging strong character and supporting children facing health challenges - and honor their commitment to nature and its ability to enrich and heal us. The Palmer Foundation's vision is a Life Well Played for future generations.

Children's Health

Ongoing support for the Arnold and Winnie Palmer hospitals in Orlando and national funding to

  • Facilitate high-quality maternal and infant care
  • Enhance children's lives through the innovative treatment of health challenges

Character Development

We facilitate opportunities for young people to live a Life Well Played through our investments in organizations which champion: 

  • Character development, integrity, respect for others, and leadership
  • Personal growth and development through sports

Nature-Focused Wellness

Throughout her life, Winnie Palmer advocated for environmental education, recreation and conservation. The Palmer Foundation advances these efforts through: 

  • Access to place-based ecology education for children
  • Protecting and enhancing natural lands
  • Facilitating youth exploration of nature and its positive impact on wellness