Grant Application

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area is using the application Community Force to collect and manage our nonprofit grant applications during our grant season. This system is used by nonprofits who are applying for a grant and by our focus area committee members who are reviewing grants.

Online Grant Process
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  1. Attend the Nonprofit Workshop & Social in mid-April
    The workshop and social is a nonprofit event for all nonprofit organizations serving Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.

  2. Submit Letter of Intent to Apply by noon on April 30
  • Providing a copy of the Dept. of Treasury letter affirming the organization’s status as a tax-exempt public charity under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Religious institutions must have a separate tax-exempt entity, not under the umbrella of the body of worship, to apply.
  • Filing the latest Annual Report with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations (
  • Registering with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. (

Only nonprofits that have submitted a Letter of Intent by the deadline can submit a grant application for the current year. The Letter of Intent must be submitted online.

The Letter of Intent will be accessible from mid-March to April 30 every year.

To view the Letter of Intent & Grant Application Access Instructions, please CLICK HERE

To access Community Force and the Letter of Intent please CLICK HERE

Online Grant Application

Access to the grant application will be provided only to those organizations who have completed a Letter of Intent to Apply and had their eligibility confirmed via email by the IMPACT 100 Grants Committee.

To access Community Force to complete your organization’s Grant Application, CLICK HERE.

View instructions on how to import responses from a previous application, CLICK HERE.

Please take note, that this document may be used for reference until the revised instructions are available.

View an example of the Grant Application OR Sample Letter of Intent.

View details of Financial Requirements.   

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