Pensacola, FL, August 22, 2016 – IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, is holding a press conference Wednesday, September 14th at 10:00 a.m. to announce the 2016 finalists from this year’s grant application pool. IMPACT 100 is pleased to invite you, as members of the press, to join us for this special announcement:
Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Palafox House, 192 North Palafox (Corner of Palafox and Gregory)
During the press conference, 15 non-profits will be announced as finalists from the focus areas; Arts & Culture, Education, Environment, Recreation & Preservation, Family, and Health & Wellness. Attendees will also receive information outlining each finalist’s grant proposal.
Finalists will have the opportunity to present their project at the IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 16, 2016 where final voting will take place. With 1,082 members this year, IMPACT 100 will be awarding $108,200 each to ten winning non-profit organizations in the community for a total impact of $1.082 million for this year.
This is the 13th year that IMPACT 100 will award grants to local nonprofit agencies. Since the inception of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area in 2004, the organization has awarded 67 grants to 56 different nonprofit agencies totaling $7.236 million. This year’s awards will bring the total awarded in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties to 77 grants totaling $8.318 million.
Maria V. Goldberg, board member