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2017 Grant Finalists Announced!

Posted on: October 4th, 2017

IMPACT 100 Baldwin County has announced the 10 grant finalists selected for 2017. Five of these 10 nonprofit finalists will each receive a grant of $90,000 at the IMPACT 100 Baldwin County’s annual meeting on November 1st.  Finalists are as follows:

In the Arts and Culture category:

Eastern Shore Art Association, Inc. 

PROJECT: Art Builds Community! A Capital Campaign for the Eastern Shore Art Center

Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre     

PROJECT: Eastern Shore Repertory Theatre Performers SHINES: Completion of ESRT’s Lighting and Sound Systems


In the Education category: 

Baldwin County Education Coalition, Inc.

PROJECT: Opening Minds and Doors Through Child Literacy

 University of South Alabama Mitchell Cancer Institute 

(in collaboration with Faulkner State Community College Foundation)

PROJECT: Culinary Education: Empowering Baldwin County Residents to Prepare and Enjoy Nutritious, Healthy Meals


In the Environment, Recreation and Preservation category:

Beckwith Camp and Conference Center                        

PROJECT: Beckwith Camp and Conference Center: Investing in Its Future and Envisioning Environmentally Friendly and Energy Efficient Facilities

Lillian Recreational Park, Inc.         

PROJECT: Making Lillian Recreational Park Handicap Accessible


In the Family category:

South Baldwin Literacy Council     

PROJECT: Capital Improvement to the South Baldwin Literacy Council Facility

Volunteers of America Southeast/ Light of the City 

PROJECT: Light the Way Family Initiative


In the Health and Wellness category: 

CARE House, Inc.                          

PROJECT: Restoring Hope, Rebuilding Lives 

Prodisee Pantry, Inc.                       

PROJECT: It’s About Hunger…


IMPACT 100’s annual meeting is scheduled for November 1st at the Daphne Civic Center. The two finalists from each focus area will make a presentation at the meeting. IMPACT 100 members will vote and winners will be announced that same night.

This is the 10th year that IMPACT 100 will award grants to local nonprofit organizations. Since the inception of IMPACT 100 Baldwin County, the organization has awarded 22 grants totaling $2.1 million to nonprofit organizations serving Baldwin County. This year’s awards will bring the total awarded in Baldwin County to $2.6 million across 27 grants.