Lakeland Leads is a 501c(3) nonprofit, independent, nonpartisan organization whose mission is to produce high-quality research and tangible public policy recommendations designed to help improve Lakeland’s K-12 education landscape and make Lakeland a better place to live, work and raise a family. In the K-12 education arena, Lakeland Leads promotes a high-quality education for all Lakeland children through finding the most promising and successful education reform initiatives from across America and supporting their launch or replication in Lakeland.
Lakeland Leads Fund
Grants from the fund shall provide support to the Agency to carry out its role and mission in the Lakeland area.
About GiveWell Community Foundation
GiveWell Community Foundation (GWCF) offers nonprofit organizations the opportunity to invest in themselves through Agency Funds. GWCF also works with local service clubs, veterans groups, municipalities, and other community groups by offering Community Funds for the betterment and improved quality of life of our area. Click here to view all of our Featured Funds.
GiveWell Community Foundation works with individuals, families, businesses, and nonprofits to build a stronger community throughout Polk, Hardee, and Highlands counties and beyond through charitable funds and competitive grant cycles. The Foundation is home to more than 380 charitable funds and the Impact Polk and Empower Polk grant cycles. GWCF has awarded over $330 million in grants since its founding in 1997. Click here to learn more about us.