IMPACT 100 gives away a million dollars in an afternoon

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area Sunday awarded 10 grants worth $106,000 each to community groups.

“We will change the future of the recipient organizations and the people they serve,”said Cyndi Warren, President of IMPACT 100, in a letter to the media. “At the end of today, more than $7,236,000 has been distributed to non profits in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in the form of significant grants that make a lasting impact.”

Grant winners announced were:

Ballet Pensacola, Inc.
Project: Elevate – 21st Century Productions for Ballet Pensacola

Pensacola Museum of Art, Inc.
Project: Expanding and Protecting the Vaults for PMA’s Fine Art Collections

AMIkids Pensacola, Inc.
Project: AMIkids Careers

Learn to Read of Northwest Florida, Inc.
Project: Public Awareness Campaign – The Most Powerful Organization That Nobody’s Heard Of

Coast Watch Alliance, Inc.
Project: “Research to Restaurant”, Affecting a Sustainable Seafood Resource by Taming Lionfish

Veterans Memorial Park Foundation of Pensacola, Inc.
Project: VMP Venue Enhancements and Infrastructure Improvements

Children’s Home Society of Florida, Inc. collaborating with Escambia Community Clinics, Inc.

Project: Weis Community School Family Playground

Lutheran Services Florida, Inc.
Project: Transportation to Healing, Hope and Help

Bay Area Food Bank

Project: Northwest Florida Healthy Food Distribution and Milton Warehouse Expansion Project

Re-Entry Alliance Pensacola, Inc.
Project: REAP’s Second Chance Re-Entry Program