The GiveWell Community Foundation is proud to offer nonprofit organizations the opportunity to invest in themselves by creating a fund within the community foundation. To learn about these organizations, their missions and programs, or to make a direct donation to their fund, browse through the list below.
In addition, the Community Foundation works with local service clubs, veterans groups, Parks and Recreation and other community groups offering funds for the betterment and quality of life of our area.
The Bethany Center for Grieving Children at Good Shepherd Hospice helps grieving children, teens and families navigate the loss of a loved one, free of charge. Clients learn to process their grief using innovative methods and effective tools that will help them express and successfully cope with their grief now and throughout their lifetime.
Camp Fire helps youth thrive by discovering their spark, gaining self-confidence and learning new life skills. Youth in grades K-12, participate in school year and summer day camps, teen service and leadership programs, and camp and outdoor education programs
The Lakeland History and Culture Center is a dedicated exhibit and research space that shares inclusive stories of Lakeland in harmony with all those who have contributed, and continue to contribute, to its culturally diverse history.
In honor of the inspiring life of Evan Michael Chambers and the L.O.V.E. principle (Lifting Oneself and Others Towards Victory and Excellence) that he lived by, this organization teaches skills and life lessons learned from the game of baseball.
The purpose of Flight to Honor is to:Transport veterans to Washington safely and respectfully, provide an opportunity for the community to demonstrate their appreciation for their service, allow young citizens to witness and participate in an event celebrating “service above self”
Green Horizon Land Trust was created to preserve and promote central Florida's natural areas and open spaces for the benefit of all. Since 1991, Green Horizon has helped to acquire, and assisted with placement into conservation, over 6,600 acres of natural central Florida.
The balance of the fund, including any additional contributions made to the fund, and any balance remaining from the construction of the Heritage Garden shall be kept as a permanent endowment for the maintenance and upkeep of the Heritage Garden at the Winter Haven Museum / Woman’s Club.
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League is exclusively educational and charitable.
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.
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.
The goal of the Polk County Local College Access Network (LCAN) is to increase post-secondary attainment, college and career readiness, access, and success, particularly among Floridians traditionally underrepresented in higher education.
Noah’s Ark is committed to empowering individuals who have developmental disabilities by advocating on their behalf and by providing or facilitating choices of meaningful employment, recreational and social opportunities and affordable housing in an inclusive community
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.
Winter Haven Rotary Club purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around Polk County.