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Grants to Florida Nonprofits for Programs Serving Local Residents in Eligible Regions

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area Grant


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Geographic Focus
USA: Florida: Pensacola Bay Area (Escambia and/or Santa Rosa counties)

Important Dates
LOI Date: 04/30/23
Deadline: 06/15/23 - 12:00 Noon Save

Grant Description
Grants to Florida nonprofit organizations for programs serving local residents in eligible regions. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Focus areas include education, family, health and wellness, arts, culture, and history, education, and environment and recreation. Funding is intended for organizations providing services to, collaborating with organizations in, or based in Escambia and/or Santa Rosa Counties.

IMPACT 100 is an organization of women committed to improving their community by providing substantial grants to nonprofit organizations in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.

Projects eligible for the IMPACT 100 grant must:

  • Serve residents of, and expend funds fully, in Escambia and/or Santa Rosa counties
  • Be a new program, expansion of an existing program, or a new or expanded collaborative effort of multiple nonprofit organizations
  • Have a total project budget for the full IMPACT 100 grant amount
  • Be designated by the applying nonprofit organization for one of the Foundations's focus areas

 Focus Areas:

  • Arts, Culture, and History: Initiatives that cultivate, develop, enhance and preserve the artistic, cultural, and historic character of the Pensacola Bay Area
  • Education: Initiatives that further the educational process or improve access to education for children and/or adults in the Pensacola Bay Area
  • Environment and Recreation:  Initiatives that restore, revitalize or enhance the environment and/or create or improve recreational opportunities in the Pensacola Bay Area.
  • Family: Initiatives that strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families living in the Pensacola Bay Area
  • Health and Wellness:  Initiatives that improve the mental and/or physical well-being of people living in the Pensacola Bay Area


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Organizations eligible to apply for the IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area grant must confirm the organization is:

- Defined as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
- Based in, providing services to, or collaborating with organizations in Escambia and/or Santa Rosa Counties
- Registered with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations
- Registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services unless the organization is exempt
- Serve residents of, and expend funds fully in Escambia and/or Santa Rosa counties.
- Be a new program, expansion of an existing program, or a new or expanded collaborative effort of multiple nonprofit organizations.

IMPACT 100 will not provide grants for:

- Debt reduction or operational deficits
- General operating expenses or overhead, such as ongoing salaries for existing staff.
- Capital improvements or renovations to property for the grant project if the organization does not own or have a lease of at least five years
- Grants to individuals
- Endowment funding
- Interim or bridge funding
- Using IMPACT 100 funds as interim financing or in anticipation of financing or of refinancing existing debt
- Projects of individual churches, synagogues or other religious institutions will not be funded unless a separate tax-exempt entity that is not under the umbrella of the church, synagogue or other religious - institution exists for receiving IMPACT 100 funds
- Faith-based projects or programs which require participation in activities of a particular faith, denomination or religion in order to benefit from the project or program
- Partisan, legislative, or political activity

For more information about ineligibility, see:

Pre-Proposal Conference
2023 Nonprofit workshop Thursday, April 20, 2023
Deadline for registration is April 14, 5:00 PM

More information about the workshop:

Pre-Application Information
Grant Process:

1. Attend the Nonprofit Workshop & Social in mid-April
- The workshop and social is a nonprofit event for all nonprofit organizations serving Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.
2. Submit Letter of Intent to Apply by noon on April 30
- For more information about the Letter of Intent, see:
3. Submit Grant Application by noon on June 15
4. Focus Area Committees convene mid-July
5. Press Conference and Announcement of Grant Finalists mid-September
6. Finalist Presentation and Selection in October

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Term of Contract
Must expend funds within 24 months of October 31.

Contact Information
Online application:

For any questions about the grant process, contact the Grants Committee at

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area
PO Box 13304
Pensacola, FL 32591
(888) 992-5646

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