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.
Sculptures to honor and memorialize community heroes are common throughout the United States. Through a grassroots effort, firefighters at the Lakeland Fire Department (LFD) wanted to create a sculpture to do the same for Lakeland firefighters. LFD has been fortunate in that it has not suffered any active, line of duty deaths of firefighters. However, … Read On
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
Imagine what it would be like if every child had access to affordable music lessons and affordable instruments? A music center, serving the greater Lakeland area, will help us to do just that. With 7 soundproof studios, plenty of family waiting and student mentoring space, and 4 soundproof rental studios – we can reach 250+ … Read On
The purpose of the Lakeland Choral Society fund is to support its mission to award music scholarships to vocal students and perform great choral works. The Lakeland Choral Society endeavors to give back to the community through a shared love of song, and to inspire a new generation of musicians to appreciate great works of choral literature. Website: www.lakelandchoralsociety.org
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