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.
Impact Polk is an annual competitive grant program of the GiveWell Community Foundation with the goal of addressing community needs throughout Polk County. Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity serving Polk County may apply for an Impact Polk grant. Impact Polk 2019 grant applications are now being accepted. All applications are due by September 10, 2018. … Read On
LAKELAND, Fla. (July 24, 2018) – Terry Simmers, President/CEO of the GiveWell Community Foundation announces that five new board members have joined the community foundation’s board of directors: Wesley Barnett, Jean Bostick, Kimberly Elmhorst, Tom Oldt, and Renee Pobjecky. A native of Lakeland, Wesley Barnett is a managing partner with Treetop Software. After graduating from … Read On
Annual meeting of the Central Florida Development Council, Polk County’s Economic Development Partnership.
Hearing Loss Association Chapter meets every 3rd Thursday of the month. The meetings are looped and captioned.
The purpose of the Aerospace Center for Excellence Educational Endowment Fund is to support year round educational programs, camps, and events. Website: www.sun-n-fun.org/ace
About Central Florida Speech & Hearing Center Since 1960, Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center has proudly served the citizens of Polk County and the surrounding areas. Our fund helps us in our commitment to help more people communicate better by subsidizing patient care. Of the 25,000 patients served this past year, over 11,000 were … Read On
The Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association is an organization comprised of graduates of the Leadership Lakeland Program. Through its mission and vision, LLAA endeavors to provide leadership experiences and outreach opportunities throughout the Lakeland Community. The sustainable funding of the LLAA Legacy Fund will allow this organization to empower and inspire Lakeland’s current and future leaders. … Read On
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
Mission of Flight to Honor is to fly World War II, Korea and Vietnam veterans to Washington DC to visit Monuments honoring their service to our nation. The purpose of Flight to Honor is to: Transport veterans to Washington safely and respectfully Provide an opportunity for the community to demonstrate their appreciation for their service … Read On