IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, is pleased to announce the 15 grant finalists selected for 2014. These finalists were announced at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 18, 2014. Ten of the 15 finalists will receive a grant of $102,500 at the IMPACT 100 meeting on Sunday, October 19, 2014.
IMPACT 100 has focus area committees that help determine the finalists in each area. Read more about the Eligibility/Guidelines for IMPACT 100 applicants here.
The finalists for IMPACT 100′s 2014 year:
ARTS & CULTURE
Ballet Pensacola, Inc.
Project: Technology and Infrastructure for Production – Moving Ballet Pensacola Forward with IMPACT
First City Arts Alliance, Inc. dba First City Art Center
Project: Increasing Capacity, Building Community
The Santa Rosa County Creek Indian Tribe, Inc.
Project: Infrastructure Development of Tribal Grounds
East Hill Academy, Inc.Project: The IMPACT 100 Autism Learning Center: “Use Your WORDS”
Escambia County Public Schools Foundation for Excellence, Inc.
Project: Shoot for the Stars!
The Pensacola MESS Hall, Inc.
Project: The MESS Hall Project
ENVIRONMENT, RECREATION, and PRESERVATION
Miracle League of Northwest Florida dba Miracle League of Pensacola
Project: Field of Dreams: Finishing the Work
Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center, Inc.
Project: Conservation and Protection: Sea Turtle Center Improvements
Rotary Club of Pensacola Foundation, Inc.
Project: Rotary Centennial Playground
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, Inc.
Project: 100 Men in 100 Days
Manna Food Bank, Inc. dba Manna Food Pantries, MANNA
Project: Preparing for a Brighter Tomorrow
Society of St. Vincent De Paul Council of Pensacola-Tallahassee, Inc. dba Society of St. Vincent De Paul, Alfred Washburn Center
Project: Living on the Edge
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Alzheimer’s Family Services, Inc.
Project: Project Lifesaver
Health and Hope Clinic, Inc.
Project: Strengthening the Safety Net
Our Lady of Angels St. Joseph Medical Clinic, Inc.
Project: Improving and Expanding Patient Services
Finalists will present their project at the IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area Annual Meeting on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach where final voting will take place.
Information submitted by the IMPACT 100 Board of Directors