"Women Together, Changing Lives"
At a packed reception of almost 400 members and guests at the Schiff Conference & Banquet Center, Impact 100 announced the FOUR 2016 Grant Recipients. Each organization received a $101,500 grant to fund a significant, transformative project. 2016 marks the second year Impact 100 has had membership sufficient to fund four grants. This brings the Impact 100 investment in the tri-state regional community to $3.6 Million since its inception.
Congratulations to the four Impact 100 2016 Grant Recipients:
ST. FRANCIS SERAPH MINISTRIES & CENTER FOR RESPITE CARE: The Dinner Club & Kitchenette.
Purchase the required commercial stove hood as part of the new St. Anthony Center Dinner Club to provide the homeless breakfast and dinners 5 days per week. Additionally, fund a new kitchenette for the in-house respite care unit which provides post-hospitalization care & services for the homeless.
CINCINNATI THERAPEUTIC RIDING & HORSEMANSHIP: Project Mustang.
Expand the program to save wild mustangs, but more importantly, to serve 300 veterans annually suffering from PTSD as part of a proven alternative treatment where the veterans train mustangs for traditional equine therapy roles.
WOMEN'S CRISIS CENTER: Expand Green Dot Violence Prevention Program.
Expand the Green Dot program to 3 additional high schools in Northern Kentucky based on the success locally in changing behaviors, attitudes & responses to witnessed acts of violence and the successes documented by the University of Kentucky program originators.
GREATER CINCINNATI CONSTRUCTION FOUNDATION: Constructing a Pathway Out of Poverty
Program. Expand the Woodward Career Technical High School program by developing & implementing a practical, application-based math program in the middle schools to increase eligible placement of students into the high school program which prepares them to enter the construction trade.
Impact 100 congratulates the new Grant Recipients - and looks forward to seeing the huge IMPACT they will have on our community. The organization thanks all the applicants who proposed and presented creative, transformative projects for our community.
"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love." Lao Tzu We were excited to celebrate kindness this week at our Giving Tuesday Event - our celebration of what our member's generosity and the work of our partner nonprofits has accomplished. Just this year, by collectively pooling our donations, Impact 100 was able to award over $400,000 through 4 grants of … [Read More...]