IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area Announces 2016 Non-Profit Grant Recipients

Pensacola, FL, October 16, 2016 – IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, extends special congratulations to this year’s grant recipients. Each of the following organizations was awarded $108,200 today after a thorough grant review, committee process and membership vote:

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The Santa Rosa County Creek Indian Tribe, Inc.

Project:  Native American Cultural Center

St. John’s Cemetery Historical and Educational Foundation, Inc.

Project:  The OUTDOOR MUSEUM at St. John’s Historic Cemetery


The Arc Gateway, Inc.

Project:  Jeff’s Corner Garden at The Arc Gateway

Milk and Honey Outreach Ministries, Inc.

Project:  Building Precious GEMS


Northwest Florida Marine Education and Discovery of Gulf Ecosystems, Inc. (EDGE)

dba Navarre Beach Marine Science Station

Project:  Coastal Conservation Corp

The Greater Pensacola Junior Golf Association, Inc. dba The First Tee of Northwest Florida

Project:  Golf and Life Skills Training Facility


MANNA Food Bank, Inc. dba Manna Food Pantries/MANNA

Project:  Fighting Hunger – Better, Faster, Stronger!

Studer Community Institute, Inc.

Project:  IMPACT Brain Bags


PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

Project:  Go Reach

Escambia Search and Rescue, Inc.

Project:  Sea, Air and Land Capabilities Improvement Initiative

“At the end of today, $8.318 million has been awarded to nonprofits in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties since 2004 in the form of significant grants that make a lasting impact,” said Cyndi Warren, President of IMPACT 100.

IMPACT 100 hopes to keep the momentum going into next year by increasing membership to more women in our 14th year of working with nonprofits in the community. To become a member of IMPACT 100 or review wish lists from finalists and grant applicants, please visit

CONTACT:Maria V. Goldberg
Publicity Chair