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.
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
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
Striving to enable the development of visionary ideas, Catapult provides a place for over 80 entrepreneurs to flourish in the heart of downtown Lakeland. Our fund provides sustainability for Catapult to continue to empower entrepreneurs through a collaborative workspace, workshops, mentors and educational opportunities. Website: www.catapultlakeland.com
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 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