"Women Together, Changing Lives"
Congratulations to the seven Impact 100 2016 Grant Finalists:
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.
THE CENTER FOR GREAT NEIGHBORHOODS OF COVINGTON: The Creative Commons.
"Outfit" the commons area of the new Hellman Creative Center in Covington to eliminate boundaries between artists & non-artists through programming which will strengthen public participation in the arts. The space will also be an event space for internal use and as a rental revenue stream.
CHATFIELD COLLEGE: Central & Liberty Green Space Project.
Renovate the unused park next to Chatfield College to create an outdoor learning space and to provide service projects and hands-on learning for students. Local residents can enjoy the space, creating a sense of community pride.
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.
NORTHERN KENTUCKY COMMUNITY ACTION COMMISSION: Lincoln Grant Scholar House.
Equip the new living facility to provide single mothers pursuing post-secondary educations (and their children) an affordable living option and access to appropriate support programs. Grant will fund the necessary safety and programming amenities.
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.
Albert Einstein said, "Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom." As we celebrate the independence of our nation this week we look back and celebrate those individuals who were an inspiration to those around them. At Impact 100 we continue to be inspired by those in our community who labor for the support of others, to free them from the restrictions in their life. This week, we … [Read More...]