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Foundation News

GWCF Launches New Website

We are excited to announce the launch of a newly-refreshed website, featuring a more modern design with a simplified navigation, mobile-friendly responsiveness, and enriched content tailored for perspective donors, professional advisors, and nonprofit organizations.
Foundation News

Welcome New Board Members

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...

GrantsImpact Polk

Impact Polk 2017: “Just Feed Kids” by kidsPACK

There are more 3,793 homeless students enrolled in the Polk County School Systems. These children have access to free breakfast and lunch at school, but to a homeless child, the weekend is often two days of worry and insufficient food. Proper nutrition is vital to the growth and educational development of children.