Empowering Parents Program gets a boost from Impact 100 Greater Peninsula

Local nonprofit Literacy for Life is preparing a new program to make things a little easier for those in the community who most need help; a $50,000 grant courtesy of Impact 100 Greater Peninsula is enabling them to do so more effectively. “We hope the mothers and parents in the program will improve their skills [...]

By | September 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Native American Cultural Center will break ground with support from Impact 100 Pensacola

The Santa Rosa County Creek Indian Tribe will soon be home to a Native American Cultural Center, almost three decades in the making. The cultural center was made possible by two IMPACT 100 grants the tribe received totaling $210,700; it will break ground on August 1, 2017. This Center will serve as a focal point for [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Indy Impact 100 awards Volunteers of America $100,000 Grant

The generosity of Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis members will help Volunteers of America of Indiana take another step in combating the dangers of the opioid epidemic. The nonprofit will use the $100,000 grant from Impact 100 to quadruple the families served at the Theodora House, a residential treatment facility for pregnant mothers and mothers of [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Yes, Men’s Giving Circles Exist! How Guys Are Stepping Up to Give Locally

A common rap on men and philanthropy is that they're apt to operate in hierarchical or ego-driven ways. But that stereotype is overblown, and we're finding more examples of men coming together to give. Source: Yes, Men’s Giving Circles Exist! How Guys Are Stepping Up to Give Locally

By | March 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Making an Impact

LAUREL HILL — Five years and more than a million dollars later, IMPACT 100 of Northwest Florida isn't done making a difference in the community. Sunday afternoon at The Barn at Water Oaks Farm, IMPACT members voted from their list of finalists to grant three deserving nonprofits with $123,000 grants. The winners were Okaloosa County [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Impact 100 Jersey Coast Announces Five Finalists

Impact 100 Jersey Coast formally announced the five nonprofit finalists who will present at the organization’s annual membership meeting on Nov. 17 where the winner of a $145,000 grant will be determined. They are: Monmouth County Arts Council (Arts & Culture grant category); 180 Turning Lives Around (Children & Families); Community YMCA (Education); Clean Ocean [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Ten Charity Groups Receive IMPACT 100 Grants of $108K

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, announced its 2016 grant recipients at its annual meeting Sunday at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front. Ten organizations — two in each of five categories — was awarded $108,200 after a thorough grant review, committee process and membership vote. "At the end of (Sunday), $8.318 million [...]

By | October 17th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Women’s Shelter Family Rescue Sees Miracles Daily

By Natalie Crawford It came down to a matter of matching blinds. Women, removed from shelters, lived in their cars, awaiting the opening of Family Rescue‘s Ridgeland Transitional Housing because the state objected to the fact that some window blinds did not match. After six long years of jumping through the state’s hoops and convincing [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Miracle League Unveils New ‘State-of-the-Art’ Field

The Miracle League of Pensacola’s big upgrade finally has been unveiled. Thanks to a $104,500 grant from nonprofit groupIMPACT 100, Miracle League opened its third baseball field for players with disabilities last week. “We are the only league worldwide that has three baseball fields for adult and children with disabilities,” said Shirley Godwin, member of the [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments