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About GiveWell Community Foundation

GiveWell Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity serving Polk, Hardee, and Highlands County, Florida. The Community Foundation holds more than 280 charitable funds established by individuals, families, organizations, and private foundations and serves a wide variety of charitable services.

For the past 20 years, the GiveWell Community Foundation and its fundholders have been investing in the future of our communities through impactful, philanthropic giving.

Our Mission

To champion charitable giving to improve the quality of life in the areas we serve, both now and for future generations.

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Job Posting: Receptionist

Receptionist The Receptionist will provide exceptional organizational skills to provide general office and administrative support to the GiveWell Community Foundation staff members as needed. Provide a welcoming environment for guests, direct calls, and files. Expertise in front desk reception and the ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects are required. The Receptionist performs … Read On »

GiveWell Community Foundation elects new board members and officers

At the final board meeting of the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the GiveWell Community Foundation’s board of directors appointed a new slate of officers and five new board members. “The board of directors is the backbone of our Community Foundation,” said Terry Simmers, President/CEO of the GiveWell Community Foundation. “We are very fortunate to have such … Read On »

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Mr. Central Florida

Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center’s fundraiser with a friendly, competitive spirit titled Mr. Central Florida.