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.
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
“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
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 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
The Theatre Winter Haven fund helps us work toward accomplishing our mission to inspire, challenge, entertain and educate our community by creating exceptional theatrical experiences. Website: www.theatrewinterhaven.com
The fund supports the maintenance and upkeep of Common Ground Park. Common Ground is Polk County’s first “inclusive play experience,” a term used to describe non-traditional play areas. Children of varying abilities and disabilities are able to play together side-by-side. Website: www.lakelandgov.net/parkrec/common-ground-inclusive-playground
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 Women’s Resource Center of Florida’s (WRC) fund helps to support its mission of serving as an information and referral center, and a liaison between low-income women and men, and their families and the community. The WRC focuses on empowering clients long term by providing a variety of social services, individually tailored for underserved, at-risk … Read On