News & Updates
Announcing updates to GiveWell Community Foundation's Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 fiscal year.
Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 were awarded to 38 nonprofit organizations serving Polk County through GWCF's capacity-building grant cycle in 2022.
The Leadership Polk Alumni Association's Spirit of Leadership award recognizes individuals and organizations who contribute to leadership development efforts in Polk County.
The George W. Jenkins Fund has awarded a total of $835,509 has been awarded to 83 nonprofit organizations through the Impact Polk 2022 grant cycle.
GiveWell Community Foundation welcomes Callie Neslund as Chief Operating Officer. Neslund’s prior experience spans the government and private sectors including over a decade of work in corporate philanthropy for The Mosaic Company and service on nonprofit boards.
GWCF and United Way of Central Florida have extended the deadline for the online survey portion of the United Community Needs Assessment to April 15, 2022.
A $25,000 matching grant has been awarded to GWCF to help prepare students in Polk County with the skills they need to enter the workforce and improve outcomes for traditionally under-served student populations.
Empower Polk will provide nonprofits with capacity-building grants, funding aimed at helping them more effectively advance their mission into the future and bringing them to the next level of operational and organizational maturity.
GWCF and United Way of Central Florida have partnered to create a survey on community needs in Polk, Hardee, and Highlands counties. Survey results will help us identify and address our community's most pressing needs.
As we approach the season of giving and the end of the calendar year, our staff is ready to make your year-end gifts and grantmaking as easy and impactful as possible. With this in mind, here are a few year-end giving tips and deadlines for 2021.