IMPACT 100 Announces Finalists For Over $1 Million In Grants

September 15, 2016

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local philanthropy group, has announced 15 grant finalists selected for 2016. Ten of these 15 finalists will receive a grant of $108,200 at the IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 16.

The 15 finalists selected by IMPACT 100’s Focus Committees are as follows:

ARTS & CULTURE

Gulf Coast Kiln Walk Society, Inc.
Project:  Gulf Coast Kiln Walk Historical Center

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

EDUCATION

The Arc Gateway, Inc.
Project:  Jeff’s Corner Garden at The Arc Gateway

Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition, Inc. dba IHMC
Project:  IHMC High IMPACT Interactive Displays

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

The Pensacola Rowing Club, Inc.
Project:  Youth Rowing Program

FAMILY

Goodwill Industries-Easter Seals of the Gulf Coast, Inc. dba Goodwill Easter Seals of the Gulf Coast
Project:  YES: Youth Excelling for Success

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

The EscaRosa Coalition for the Homeless, Inc.
Project:  Street Outreach Housing First Accessibility Project

Escambia Search and Rescue, Inc.
Project:  Sea, Air and Land Capabilities Improvement Initiative

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