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.
We are excited to announce that the GiveWell Community Foundation has recently awarded $105,000 through a new grant program called “Empower Polk.” The goal of this new program is to empower local nonprofits, meeting needs that will help them fulfill their mission and support our community more effectively. Support for core operations and business infrastructure … Read On
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
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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.
LVIM has an endowment fund so that the community can invest in long term goals of LVIM to make a healthier Polk County. This fund will allow LVIM to continue serving the working uninsured of Polk County by providing access to high quality outpatient healthcare. Website: www.lvim.net
About Friends of the Winter Haven Public Library In 1985, Friends of the Winter Haven Public Library established two book endowment funds to enhance and improve the book collections at the library. One fund assists in developing the adult library collection. The other helps the children’s library. Donors can memorialize or honor others through their … Read On
Located on 180 acres just west of downtown Lakeland, Florida, Bonnet Springs Park aims to improve the community’s quality of life by reviving the natural beauty of the woodland shores of Lake Bonnet and creating an inclusive urban park with multi-generational appeal. With help from the community, Bonnet Springs Park will be self-sufficient for its … Read On
The Winter Haven Council of Garden Clubs, Inc. maintains and preserves the historical Garden Center building and grounds. Major objectives are educating members/youth/public regarding conservation; environment; horticulture; floral design; landscape design and community beautification. Website: whgc.synthasite.com
Florida Watercolor Society, Inc., the state’s primary educational resource in the creation of water media based artwork, is focused on using our fund to assist those seeking to further their artistic development in the use of water media. Website: www.floridawatercolor.org