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 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
Friday, December 22 – Open 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday, December 25 – Closed Tuesday, December 26 – Closed Wednesday, December 27 – Open 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Thursday, December 28 – Open 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Friday, December 29 – Open 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday, January 1 – Closed … Read On
The subject unit of the Florida National Guard, based in Plant City and sister unit to the Lakeland based unit, has been mobilized for deployment to the Middle East. The Polk Veterans Council will be hosting a departure ceremony.
Eat Good and Do Good! Choose Business Breakfast or Community Dinner on Tuesday, May 8, 2018! Presentation by Tim Mitchell and another nonprofit practitioner followed by appeal to join the work through giving, volunteering, sharing, and/or prayer.
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
The purpose of the Sunflower Preschool Playground Maintenance Fund is help maintain the park, which is devoted solely to families with toddlers ages 3 to 5. The equipment is designed specifically for toddlers to provide a sense of comfort and spatial stability, especially for children with disabilities such as autism. Website: www.lakelandgov.net/parkrec/barnett-family-park
Florida Dance Theatre’s Fund provides a safety net for us to continue to bring the art of dance to our entire community through educational, outreach, and scholarship programs for children and exciting entertainment for everyone. It also is used for additional studio equipment and unexpected expenses. Website: www.floridadancetheatre.org
The purpose of The Friends of Lake Mirror Fund is to ensure the care and maintenance of the Frances Langford Promenade, seawall, landings, amphitheater, lighting, landscaping, grounds, and any damage to flora and fauna. Website: www.lakelandgov.net/parkrec/lake-mirror-complex
The purpose of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lakeland & Mulberry’s fund is to help provide programming that supports our core beliefs of providing: a safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; life-enhancing programs and character development experiences; hope and opportunity. Website: www.bgclakeland.com