IMPACT 100 Announces Finalists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Pensacola, FL, September 8, 2021 – IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a women’s philanthropic organization, is pleased to announce the fifteen grant finalists selected for 2021. Eleven of these fifteen nonprofit finalists will each receive a grant of $101,820 at the IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area Annual Meeting on October 17, 2021.

The fifteen finalists selected by IMPACT 100’s Focus Area Committees are as follows:

ARTS, CULTURE & HISTORY

  • Ballet Pensacola, Inc.
    Project: Ballet Pensacola Ballet Floors
  • Pensacola Children’s Chorus, Inc.
    Project: PUMP UP THE VOLUME:
    Building Confidence with Reliable Sound Equipment
  • Pensacola Lighthouse Association, Inc.
    dba Pensacola Lighthouse & Museum
    Project: Shining Light on Buried History
 

EDUCATION

  • Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge, Inc.
    Project: Keeping Wild Alive in Northwest Florida
  • Escambia County Public Schools Foundation for Excellence, Inc.
    Project: Pensacola High School Innovation Center Revitalization
  • United Methodist Children’s Home
    dba Embrace Florida Kids
    Project: A Higher Education Home:  Wrap-around Support for Vulnerable Youth for Collegiate Success

 

ENVIRONMENT, RECREATION & PRESERVATION/strong>

  • The Arc Gateway, Inc.     
    Project: The Arc Gateway SHRED WORKS
  • Bream Fishermen Association, Inc. and PYC Satori Foundation, Inc.
    Project: Taking the Coast to the Kids – Improving our Waterways through Science and Recreation
  • Greater Pensacola Junior Golf Association, Inc.
    dba First Tee Gulf Coast
    Project: First Tee Gulf Coast – Inspiring Youth and Rebuilding Warrington

 

FAMILY

  • A Hope, Inc.
    Project: The Foundation for Families with Pets
  • Martha’s Vineyard Foundation, Inc. dba Vineyard Family House
    Project: Caring for Families in Crisis
  • Rally Foundation, Inc.
    Project: Rally Resource Room powered by IMPACT100
 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

  • Pace Center for Girls, Inc.
    Project: Girls Going Places
  • United for a Good Cause, Inc.
    Project: Hope Squad Peer-to-Peer Suicide
    Prevention for Schools
  • United Service Organization, Inc.
    Project: Pop-Up USO

 

This is the 18th year that IMPACT 100 will award grants to local nonprofit organizations. Since its inception in 2004, IMPACT100 Pensacola Bay Area has awarded 120 grants totaling $12,830,000 to nonprofit organizations serving Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.  After October 17, 2021, IMPACT 100 will have awarded 131 grants totaling $13,950,000 to the Pensacola Bay Area community.

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Contact:  Kristin Longley

IMPACT100 Publicity Chair