Polk County Survivor Benefits

Survivor Benefits
Updated July 2014


Gold Shield Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 271791
Tampa, FL 33688-1791
Phone: (813) 969-0417
Website: www.goldshieldfoundation.com

Covers Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, Polk, Marion and Pinellas Counties. Provides immediate cash assistance of $5,000 to families. Provides tuition, room and board, and books for dependent children and spouse enrolled in a program leading toward an undergraduate degree.

Disclaimer: The material contained in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Survivor Benefits website is not the result of legal research, but rather is based on a scan of public documents. We have made every effort to be accurate and timely, but errors may exist. The material on this website is advisory only and should not be cited as evidence or proof that a benefit exists or that our facts are accurate. Always consult the decedent’s fire department for benefits assistance, or a benefits’ attorney. If, in the course of your own research, you see errors of fact, or new benefit information, please pass this information along to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.