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.
The YMCA of West Central Florida’s “Kindergarten Learn to Swim” program is a two-week, interactive water safety and education program, incorporating personal water safety, awareness in and around water, and swimming skills. The program’s goal is to teach every kindergartner how to stay safe in and around water and how to swim independently. The first … Read On
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
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 City of Lakeland Park Endowment Fund is a vehicle to insure that Lakeland’s parks have adequate funding to maintain the quality of our parks in the Lakeland system for perpetuity. As service pressures increase on the general fund of the city of Lakeland the parks department has established a fund that is dedicated to … Read On
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
FAWQC is an association of professionals dedicated to managing, improving, and protecting the quality of Florida’s waters. As part of our mission, FAWQC provides grants to Florida schools for water quality education. By establishing the FAWQC Environmental Education Fund, FAWQC has ensured that future generations of Florida students will learn to value and protect Florida’s … Read On
The Lakeland Community Theatre –Thelma Kells Endowment Fund will aid in sustaining and maintaining a civic theatre in our community and help fulfill our mission to provide an affordable, high quality theatre experience for the people of Lakeland and its surrounding areas and to create an opportunity for individuals of all ages to develop and … Read On
SPCA Florida’s fund is used to care for homeless animals on a day-to-day basis while improving the lives of thousands pets and people through our outreach program and countless other services. Website: www.spcaflorida.org