Santa Rosa Projects Announced as Finalists for 2021 IMPACT 100 Grants

Posted on September 8, 2021 by Staff reports

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a women’s philanthropic organization, today announced 15 grant finalists selected for 2021. Out of the finalists, 11 will be selected to receive a grant of $101,820 at the IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area Annual Meeting, which will take place October 17.

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


  • 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


  • 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

  • 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.