Merit Award | Ocean Research & Conservation Assoc. (ORCA)
Mission: ORCA endeavors to protect and restore aquatic ecosystems and the species they sustain through the development of innovative technologies, science-based conservation action, and community education and outreach.
Mission:To empower Martin County residents to overcome hunger and hardship.
$100,000 Impact Grant for Feeding Families for Success: The proposed project will improve efficiency, safety and capacity to grow, prepare and distribute high quality, fresh foods and meals to nearly 7,000 clients and 24 food partners, at no cost to those served. It will create a more productive workspace and automate tasks such as dishwashing and food processing at the Nutrition Center.
Mission:SafeSpace offers victims of domestic violence safety, support and education, empowering them to create an independent life, free from violence.
$100,000 Impact Grant for The SafeSpace Outreach Center: The proposed project would allow SafeSpace to establish an outreach center to expand its outreach services and increase the number of participants served by renovating a garage space located on the emergency shelter property.
Mission:New Horizons of the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee delivers accessible behavioral and primary health care services to children, adults and families to achieve mental and physical wellness, thereby improving the quality of life in our community.
Impact100 Martin is helping local nonprofits during the COVID-19 crisis. Our membership’s overwhelming vote to approve a one-time-only departure from our regular grant award process has allowed us to have an immediate impact on those who need assistance as a result of the pandemic.
COVID-19 Grants awarded to:
ARC of Martin County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County
Council on Aging of Martin County
Helping People Succeed
Hope Rural School
House of Hope
Light of the World Charities
Martin County Healthy Start Coalition
Martin County Police Athletic League
Salvation Army of Martin, St. Lucie and Okeechobee Counties
Mission:To enrich and enhance educational opportunities for all students and teachers in Martin County through effective fundraising efforts, positive collaborative partnerships, innovative programming and efficient allocation of resources.
$100,000 Impact Grant for EFMC PLAYS Across the District – to expand a current pilot project which uses research-based guided play and leveled books in kindergarten classrooms to promote language, literacy and social interaction with students. The expansion would be to all elementary schools in Martin County and the Hope Center for Autism. Read Program Update