Impact100 Martin to award $200,000 in grants April 8

Jackie Holfelder:

On April 8, Impact100 Martin will hold its 2021 grant awards celebration as both a live and a livestreamed event.

At the event, the philanthropic group will present two Martin County nonprofits with a $100,000 allocation each to be used for a compelling program or project that addresses a critical need or problem in the county.1

The four finalists are Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County, House of Hope, New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, Inc., and SafeSpace, Inc.

In the four years since its founding, the women’s philanthropic organization has awarded nearly $700,000 to local nonprofits, including the two $100,000 impact grants that will be presented April 8.  Impact100 Martin is a group of women that is part of the global Impact100 organization. There are currently 200-plus members in the local chapter.

This year, for the first time, the grant awards celebration will take place at St. Mary’s Pittenger Center, 701 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart. Attendance is limited to Impact100 Martin members, finalists, and sponsor representation only, due to limited capacity with distanced seating. Attendees can RSVP here. All attending are asked to follow recommended CDC guidelines.

The entire event will also be livestreamed beginning at 9 a.m. to the general public; virtual attendees can RSVP here.2

The two nonprofits chosen to receive the $100,000 impact grants will be selected by the entire membership of Impact100 Martin and announced for the first time during the event.

Impact100 Martin empowers women to create positive, lasting change in Martin County through collective giving.  The philanthropic organization maintains a field of interest fund with the Community Foundation Martin-St. Lucie.