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 purpose of the Talbot House Ministries fund is to serve as a safety net so we can always provide immediate basic services and opportunities for life renewal for those in need. Website: www.talbothouse.org
At the YMCA strengthening community is our cause, through our focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. We are able to provide programs such as a water safety, drowning prevention Learn to Swim program to Kindergarteners and an Adaptive Golf program, specifically designed golf instructional program, for individuals with physical and mental disabilities through … Read On
Polk Training Center’s fund helps to provide program funding for our mission to provides citizens with developmental disabilities the opportunity for community inclusion, skills development, basic adult education, and vocational training. Website: www.polktrainingcenter.org
The Friends of The Haines City Public Library exist to provide financial support for children’s and adult programs. We also seek legacy gifts in any amount to fund major capital projects. Website: www.hainescity.com/government/library/friends-of-the-library
The Hollis Garden Maintenance Fund provides funds to maintain Hollis Garden, a Botanic Garden set in a neo-classical architectural environment complete with patterned flower beds, public art and ornamental fountains. Website: www.lakelandgov.net/parkrec/hollis-garden