Pensacola, FL, October 20, 2013 - 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 $104,500 today after a thorough grant review, committee process and membership vote. The recipients, listed by focus area, are:
Arts and Culture: Santa Rosa Historical Society, Inc.
Project: "Light Up the Imogene"
Education: Independence for the Blind of West Florida, Inc.
Project: Impact 100 Windows on the World for the Blind Technology Center
Environment, Recreation and Preservation: Humane Society of Pensacola
Project: Humane Society of Pensacola Spay and Neuter Clinic
Environment, Recreation and Preservation: Pensacola Museum of Art
Project: "Jail for Art"
Family: Pensacola Habitat for Humanity
Project: "Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative"
Family: Council on Aging of West Florida
Project: "Moving Safely"
Health and Wellness: FavorHouse of Northwest Florida, Inc.
Project: "Safe Haven for People and Paws"
Health and Wellness: Gulf Coast Kid's House
Project: "Expanding the Foundation of Care"
After 10 years of funding grants, we have awarded $5,151,000 to non-profit organizations in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in the form of significant grants that make a lasting impact on our community," said Holly Jurnovoy, President of IMPACT 100.
IMPACT 100 hopes to keep the momentum going into next year by increasing its membership to 1,000 women and awarding $1,0000,000 to non-profit organizations in our community.
To become a member of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, Friend of IMPACT 100 or to learn about applying for an IMPACT 100 grant in 2014, please visit www.impact100pensacola.org.