Lakeland Pigfest is one of the largest Barbecue Competitions in the South East and the Largest KCBS sanctioned event in Florida. Since 1997, the Lakeland Pigfest has generated over 2 million dollars in charitable donations that have been disbursed to the Lakeland Community through various community partnerships.

Website:  lakelandpigfest.org

Tiger Town Pig Festival Fund

We are a non-profit whose goal is to connect people, celebrate world-class barbecue, and give back to our community.

About the 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 county and beyond through charitable funds and competitive grant cycles. The Foundation is home to more than 300 charitable funds and the Impact Polk and Empower Polk grant cycles. GWCF has awarded of $161 million in grants since its founding in 1997. Click here to learn more about us.