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
The Learning Resource Center’s spectacular annual fundraiser and benefit will be held on February 16, 2019 to raise scholarships and program aid for deserving students in the community.
Set in the heart of downtown Lakeland, on the picturesque Frances Langford Promenade, the Wine Festival of Central Florida features a superb selection of fine wines, gourmet samplings from local chefs and restaurants, micro brewed beers, liquor tastings and live entertainment for you to enjoy.
About Theatre Winter Haven 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. Donate to Theatre Winter Haven: Theatre Winter Haven Fund (Donate Now) The Norman M. Small Endowed Fund (Donate Now) Website: www.theatrewinterhaven.com
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
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
We are comprised of individuals from different walks of life that have been brought together through a Christ inspired desire to break down social barriers that separate us from one another. We’ve come together to unite in carrying each other burdens. Website: www.gospelinc.org
The Polk Education Foundation’s fund supports the varied work we do to support public school students and teachers such as awarding scholarships to graduating seniors, running a reading tutoring program, offering classroom and school grants etc. Website: www.polk-fl.net/districtinfo/departments/officeofthesuperintendent/pef.htm