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
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
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.