After evaluating 20 funding requests from nonprofits in Okaloosa and Walton counties, Impact100 of Northwest Florida, Inc. has selected ten (10) organizations as finalists to receive grant funding this year. The announcement came at an event Tuesday evening at the Legendary Yacht Club in Destin.
Since the creation of Impact100 NWF in 2012, we have granted $3.6 million to 501(c)(3) organizations in Okaloosa and Walton counties. Impact100 members contribute $1,000 each toward the grant award fund. This year we are 532 members strong, and we will be donating $500,000 to local nonprofits. At our November annual meeting, members will select from the finalists five (5) nonprofits that will each receive a $100,00 grant award.
The 2022 finalists are as follows:
Arts & Culture
• Stage Crafters Community Theatre Inc. – "The Show Must Go On..." Save Our Community Theatre's Home
• Boys & Girls Clubs of the Emerald Coast – Sea Breeze Wind Ensemble Education
• FloridaOne DMAT Inc. – Training First Responders
• Crestview Area Shelter for the Homeless – The Impact Village Opportunity Zone (Phase 1)
Environment, Recreation & Preservation
• Friends of the Freeport Public Library – Words on Wheels: Stocking the Walton County Bookmobile
• Pyramid, Inc. – Outdoor Recreation Equity for Individuals with Disabilities Family
• The Salvation Army – Mobile Kitchen for Disaster & Community Assistance
• Healing Hoof Steps – Expanding Access to Alternative Mental Health Treatments
Health & Wellness
• Healing Paws for Warriors – Save a Veteran, Rescue a Dog: Mobile Support
• Heart of the Bride – Emerald Coast CarePortal: Rescuing Families in Crisis
For additional information about the event or Impact100 NWF, visit our website at impactnwf.org.