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.
In 2018, GiveWell Community Foundation received funding from the College Access & Success Initiative to engage and sustain college access coalitions to enhance Polk County’s college-going culture and support statewide efforts for increased post-secondary attainment rates. The College Access & Success Initiative is a program of the Florida Philanthropic Network, made possible through funding from … Read On
SPCA Florida’s fund is used to care for homeless animals on a day-to-day basis while improving the lives of thousands pets and people through our outreach program and countless other services. Website: www.spcaflorida.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
The Leadership Lakeland Alumni Association is an organization comprised of graduates of the Leadership Lakeland Program. Through its mission and vision, LLAA endeavors to provide leadership experiences and outreach opportunities throughout the Lakeland Community. The sustainable funding of the LLAA Legacy Fund will allow this organization to empower and inspire Lakeland’s current and future leaders. … Read On
The purpose of this fund is to help support our operations and services provided to Polk County’s homeless pets and families with pets in need. These funds also support our spay neuter and education programs. Website: www.humanesocietyofpolkcounty.org