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:
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
ENVIRONMENT, RECREATION & PRESERVATION
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
HEALTH & WELLNESS
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 www.impact100pensacola.org.
CONTACT:Maria V. Goldberg