SafeSpace Update

2021 Impact Grant Recipient received $100,000 Impact Grant for The SafeSpace Outreach Center.

The project allowed 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.

House of Hope Update

2021 Impact Grant Recipient received $100,000 Impact Grant for Feeding Families for Success.

The project has improved 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 created a more productive workspace and automated tasks such as dishwashing and food processing at the Nutrition Center.

Elizabeth Barbella TCFMSL Presents How to Watch

TCFMSL, our partner in philanthropy, explains how the videos fit into the application process, how to view them, confidentiality, and the importance of going to the Grant Awards Celebration on March 29th to cast your vote.

Education Foundation of Martin County

“Career Exploration Labs in Martin’s Middle Schools” will provide the opportunity for middle school students to explore a variety of careers through authentic learning experiences as students work in teams to complete a diverse assortment of career modules. Students will be engaged with problem-based, real-world technology, and hands-on activities as they learn employability skills, discover their interests and aptitudes, and experience career concentrations in STEM, health science, construction careers and more. The program will develop youth self-awareness and occupational identity, encourage completion of career pathways, and increase academic engagement/success.

Environmental Studies Center Council

The Wet Lab revitalization an innovative project submitted by the Environmental Studies Council. The Environmental Studies Center is owned and operated by the Martin County School District but generously supported by the Council. The plan is to update and modernize the Wet Lab to increase the learning process of our students and community members. The ESC provides over 16,000 community members including students an understanding of the local ecosystems by having them interact with their local critter neighbors. Through this project the ESC will be educating the future of Martin County.


In 2022, the Kiwanis Club of Stuart was voted Club of the Year in the State of Florida. For 33 years, Kiwanians, have focused their volunteer hours on providing a premier playground, as a stalwart partner with the City of Stuart, offering our children and their families, one of the finest park’s in this community. We formed a foundation, a 501 (3) (c) nonprofit corporation and we are recognized as a Goldstar Level Platinum for transparency to our donors. This park has blossomed into a huge success for our community. We believe that the members of Impact100 also recognize the need to complete this destination park for all of our children to enjoy for years to come.

Martin County Police Athletic League

MCPAL exists to develop healthy, productive leaders of the future. Through its Career Exploration Summer Camp, Athletic, Leadership, and Substance Awareness Programs, they transform youth’s lives in Martin County. Without transportation, the least-resourced youth can’t access MCPAL’s programs. The solution? Bring MCPAL to the youth through Mobile PAL, a box truck outfitted with sporting equipment, leadership programming, substance awareness training, and coaches trained and ready to transform lives. With Mobile PAL, all Martin County youth will have the chance to participate and build relationships with caring coaches through the Mobile PAL program.

The Library Foundation of Martin County, Inc.

The 100 Years of Martin County: Bridging Divisions Through History and Story Telling project draws together our community of historical collectors through a dynamic digitization project led by the Martin County Library System. Capturing, preserving, and making accessible our history is critical to continuing the unique legacy and quality of life in Martin County. This project honors the memory of our pioneer descendants, serves as a catalyst for uniting diverse community groups who have worked diligently to document and research our area, and celebrates all voices of Martin County.

Semifinalist Wish Lists

Semifinalist Wish Lists are located under “See Our Impact” on the main menu.