2019 Grant Recipients Selected!
Congratulations to the nonprofit organizations chosen to receive the 5 grants awarded by Impact 100 Baldwin County in 2019!
Arts & Culture
Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre
Performing Arts Space The ESRT’s mission is to educate and train local students in innovative, high-quality theatre experiences. The Impact grant will contribute to the transformation of a new venue, the Nicholson Center in Daphne. This will provide a state-of-the-art rehearsal studio and performance space with plenty of parking.
Baldwin County Education Coalition Literacy-Building Classroom Libraries The Baldwin County Education Coalition (BCEC) mobilizes both financial and volunteer resources in support of Baldwin County Schools. The grant will provide Scholastic’s ‘The 7 Strengths Libraries,’ a total of 31,100 books, teacher’s guides and book bins for classroom libraries in every kindergarten through third grade class throughout Baldwin County Public Schools.
Environment, Preservation & Recreation
Baldwin County Humane Society Stray and Feral Cat/Trap, Neuter and Return Improving the lives of animals and residents in Baldwin County for over 40 years, this is a no-kill pet adoption agency. The ‘Trap, Neuter, Release’ program is designed to help manage the growing number of feral cats in the county. Impact grant will fund one part-time employee who will manage the program; the purchase of humane traps, 800 spay/neuter vouchers and rabies vaccinations; plus supplies and a small vehicle for transportation.
Prodisee Pantry It’s About Hunger Prodisee Pantry is a nonprofit community ministry that provides emergency food and disaster relief for clients in need. The grant will provide the organization with siding replacement for the building, lighting improvements, two air conditioners, one cooler condensing unit and an ice maker, as well as technology upgrades to 6 desktops and laptops, and improvements to the sound system and a parking lot fence.
Health & Wellness
Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation Reaching and Equipping Baldwin County on Youth Mental Health The Jennifer Claire Moore Foundation provides youth with knowledge, resources and confidence to successfully navigate and recognize the signs of depression and suicide. This project is two-fold: “Reaching” is an awareness campaign to educate the public about mental health issues. “Equipping” is a Youth Mental Health First Aid training program to be provided for those who love and work with youth in Baldwin County. Impact funds will be used for the awareness campaign, personnel training and training materials.