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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 Postings: Controller, Receptionist

Controller The Controller reports to the President/CEO and is the leader in all accounting activities within the GiveWell Community Foundation. The Controller will prepare, in conjunction with the President/CEO, in the preparation of the annual operating budget, interim operating forecasts, and cash flows for the organization. View Details » Receptionist The Receptionist will provide exceptional … 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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Community Events

Kentucky Derby Party

Camp Fire Sunshine Central Florida will celebrate the “first jewel in the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing” on Saturday, May 5th, with its 25th annual Kentucky Derby Party fundraiser at Lone Palm Golf Club.