Gulf Power Foundation to award nearly $1 million in grants

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Staff reports

Gulf Power Foundation on Friday, June 14 will host a celebration for 36 organizations selected to receive nearly $1 million in Amplify! Northwest Florida grants.

Amplify! Northwest Florida, a one-time grant opportunity funded by the Gulf Power Foundation, supports nonprofit organizations in continuing to implement effective programs within the utility’s service area.

The Amplify! grants are a one-time grant opportunity designed to provide nonprofits with a one-time capacity building grant to enable them to reduce costs, increase revenues or generate stronger results. The individual grants average within a range of $15,000 – $40,000, according to Gulf Power.

The Gulf Power Foundation is funded entirely through resources independent of Gulf Power’s customers.

Recipients include:

  • ARC of the Emerald Coast
  • The Arc Gateway, Inc.
  • Baptist Health Care Foundation, Inc.
  • Basic of Northwest Florida
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida, Inc.
  • Boys and Girls Club of Bay County, Inc.
  • Boys and Girls Club of the Emerald Coast, Inc.
  • Children in Crisis, Inc.
  • Children’s Home Society
  • Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance of Northwest Florida State College Foundation
  • Community Action Program, Inc.
  • Council on Aging of West Florida, Inc.
  • Dixon School of the Arts
  • Emerald Coast Science Center, Inc.
  • Epps Christian Center, Inc.
  • Every Child a Reader in Escambia, Inc.
  • Feeding the Gulf Coast
  • Florida Wildlife Federation
  • Food4Kidz, Inc.
  • Fresh Start for Children & Families
  • Girls Inc. of Bay County
  • LEAD Coalition of Bay County, Inc.
  • The Longleaf Alliance
  • March of Dimes, Inc.
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • PACE Center for Girls, Inc.
  • Pathways for Change, Inc.
  • Second Chance of Northwest Florida, Inc.
  • Shelter House, Inc.
  • South Santa Rosa Interfaith Ministries
  • Special Olympics Florida, Inc.
  • St. Andrew Bay Center, Inc.
  • Studer Community Institute
  • University of West Florida – GeoData Center
  • WSRE-TV Foundation, Inc.
  • Youth Village, Inc.