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.
To champion charitable giving to improve the quality of life in the areas we serve, both now and for future generations.
BARTOW – On February 8 and 9, students from Lawton Chiles Middle School had the opportunity to travel to the county seat in Bartow for an exploration of the political process in Polk County. The “County Government Discovery Day” was made possible by a partnership with the Polk County History Center and the Polk County … Read On
“The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” is expected to be signed by President Trump before the end of the year. Like many Americans, we have been following this tax reform bill very closely, staying informed on how it will affect our fundholders and local nonprofit organizations. Political opinions aside, … Read On
VISTEBall is an indoor golf event that includes games, prizes, silent auction, ticket auction, food, drinks, and fun!
United Way of Central Florida Annual Meeting – Dinner and Award Presentation
The Hollis Garden Maintenance Fund provides funds to maintain Hollis Garden, a Botanic Garden set in a neo-classical architectural environment complete with patterned flower beds, public art and ornamental fountains. Website: www.lakelandgov.net/parkrec/hollis-garden
The purpose of the Florida Air Museum Educational Endowment Fund is to support year round educational programs, camps, and events. Website: www.sun-n-fun.org/ace
The Coalition on Aging Transitions and Technology (CATT)-Rath Senior Connextions and Education Center’s mission is to provide seniors with education, leadership, advocacy, resources and services enabling them to age with independence and dignity. Our fund helps us maintain Senior Scholar’s, which is the educational program that promotes life-long learning with varied topics taught by experts. … Read On
Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care is a community-based, not-for profit provider of end-of-life and palliative care support services for people with life-limiting illness. The Mission of Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care is to make quality Hospice care available to all persons, their families, and those affected by serious illness, death and dying in our community; to … Read On
The Salvation Army’s The George W. Jenkins Community of Hope offers families an opportunity to stabilize their living situation and gain independence, while the Hazel Haley HALO Center provides preschool, childcare, and after-school tutoring for the homeless children that are a part of these families. Other families and individuals in crisis can receive assistance with … Read On