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IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area Grant

Grants to Pensacola Bay Area, Florida Nonprofits for Arts,
Health, Family, Recreation, Education, and Environment

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IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area

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Deadline Date:

06/12/19 Noon


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Grants to Pensacola Bay area, Florida nonprofit organizations for programs serving Escambia or Santa Rosa Counties. Applicants must submit a letter of intent before applying. Program areas include arts and culture, environment, recreation and preservation, education, health and wellness, and family.

This grant is to enable the applicant to pursue a dream that it might otherwise be unable to complete. An eligible request must be for a new program, expansion of an existing program, or a new or expanded collaborative effort of several nonprofit organizations.

The grant should be designated by the applying nonprofit organization for one of the following Focus Areas:
- Arts and Culture: Initiatives that cultivate, develop, and enhance the cultural and artistic climate of the Pensacola Bay Area.
- Education: Initiatives that further the educational process or improve access to education for children and adults in the Pensacola Bay Area.
- Environment, Recreation, and Preservation: Initiatives that will restore, preserve, revitalize or enhance the facilities, surroundings and recreational opportunities of 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 physical well-being of people living in the Pensacola Bay Area.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171293

Estimated Size of Grant:

IMPACT 100 awards grants in increments of $100,000 or greater.

Term of Contract:

An organization must expend the funds within 24 months of the October award date.

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 Division of Corporations
- Registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, unless the organization is exempt

Projects eligible for the IMPACT 100 grant must:
- Serve residents of, and expend funds fully in Escambia and/or Santa Rosa counties
- Have a total project budget for the full IMPACT 100 grant amount

IMPACT 100 will not provide grants for:
- Debt reduction or operational deficits
- General operating expenses or overhead, such as ongoing salaries for existing staff.
- Grants to individuals
- Endowment funding
- Interim or bridge funding
- Partisan, legislative, or political activity
- 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
- 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

Pre-proposal Conference:

Nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant are invited to attend the Nonprofit Workshop:

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Brownsville Community Center
3200 W. Desoto Street
Pensacola, FL 32505

Sign in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Workshop: 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Social: 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Registration is required by Friday, April 12, 2019.

More information and to register, see:

Pre-Application Information:

Each organization may submit only one grant application per year.

Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent to Apply online by noon on April 30, 2019.
- Submit LOIs and required documents online here:
- Only nonprofits that have submitted a Letter of Intent by the deadline can submit a grant application for the current year. The Letter of Intent must be submitted online.

If invited, the grant application will be due by noon on Wednesday, June 12, 2019.

Review of Applications – July & August
- A committee for each focus area consisting of IMPACT 100 members will meet once a week to review the grant applications. Your organization will receive a site visit by several members of the committee.
- This year's site visits will be scheduled beginning on 7/15/19 and our goal is to be completed by 8/2/19. Site visits will take place on business days between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

- Three finalists from each focus area will be selected. Finalists will be notified by phone. All other applicants will be notified by both email and mail prior to the press conference on September 11, 2019.

Finalist Presentation and Selection – Sunday, October 13, 2019
-Summaries of the finalists’ projects will be provided to voting members of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area. Each grant finalist will make a five-minute presentation at the IMPACT 100 Annual Meeting typically held on Sunday, October 13, 2019. IMPACT 100 members will vote by individual ballot and the winning projects will be selected by majority vote that day.


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online Letters of Intent and Grant Applications Portal:

For any questions about the grant process contact

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area
PO Box 13304
Pensacola, FL 32591-3304
Phone: (888) 992-5646

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties