Fraud Alert

Published: August 6, 2021

Polk Bros. Foundation has become aware that its name is being used in connection with a phishing scam. The scammers seek to obtain personal financial and other sensitive information in exchange for a promise of payment from Polk Bros. Foundation. This is not legitimate.

If you receive a check from the foundation that you were not expecting, please contact us at If you are contacted by anyone claiming to represent or work with Polk Bros. Foundation who asks for your bank account or other sensitive information, please notify the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG).

FTC: Visit and complete their online form for Scams and Rip-Offs for Imposter Scams.

APWG: Forward any emails or other solicitations to

If you provided financial or other information to the phishing scammers, please refer to