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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.

Our Mission

To champion charitable giving to improve the quality of life in the areas we serve, both now and for future generations.

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Happy holidays from your community foundation!

It’s been a wonderful year, and we’re thankful to be celebrating it with you. Thank you for your continued support of our community and the GiveWell Community Foundation! Year-End Giving With 2019 just around the corner, now is the time to focus on meeting your year-end goal for your 2018 charitable giving. By adding to … Read On »

2017-18 Annual Report

Anniversaries are occasions for celebrating the past and imagining the future. As the GiveWell Community Foundation marked its 20th anniversary this year, we have had so much to celebrate! Because of you, the Community Foundation has grown its assets to $178 million, ensuring that local charities can continue to enrich and empower our community and … Read On »

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CFDC Annual Meeting

Annual meeting of the Central Florida Development Council, Polk County’s Economic Development Partnership.