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.
For the past 99 years, this club has served its community and others throughout the world in need; growing to its current membership of more than 160, one of the largest in the state. The purpose of The Rotary LPD – AED Maintenance Fund shall be to receive and accumulate contributions to be hereafter donated by … Read On
Alliance for Independence celebrates being able to offer individuals with disabilities the avenues to explore and experience personal growth and achievement through awareness, education, community resources and personal relationships. We utilize our fund as a safety net to allow us to make emergency repairs and maintain our main center and our group home. Website: www.afi-fl.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
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
Winter Haven Rotary Club purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around Polk County. Website: www.rotaryofwinterhaven.ning.com