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.
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
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
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.
Kiwanis helps kids around the world. Local clubs look out for our communities and the international organization takes on large-scale challenges, such as fighting disease and poverty. We are generous with our time. We are creative with our ideas. We are passionate about making a difference. Website: www.kiwanis.org
We are the ministries of Catholic Charities of Central Florida, providing vital social services to children, families and seniors. Our mission is to embrace all those in need with hope, transforming their lives through faith, compassion, and service. Our vision is that every person’s basic human needs are met through love and empowerment. Website: www.cflcc.org
Polk Training Center’s fund helps to provide program funding for our mission to provides citizens with developmental disabilities the opportunity for community inclusion, skills development, basic adult education, and vocational training. Website: www.polktrainingcenter.org
In the early hours of Monday, September 11, Hurricane Irma made landfall and went directly through our region as category 2 hurricane. Polk, Hardee, Highlands, and many other Florida counties felt the force of violent winds and heavy rain, leaving most without power and many with severe property damage. In anticipation of Hurricane Irma’s impact … Read On
Geneva Classical Academy assists families in fulfilling their Biblical obligation to educate and train their children by providing a community of parents and teachers committed to teaching children to love learning and to grow in godliness. Our fund exists to receive contributions which are then distributed to families who enroll and demonstrate financial need through our … Read On