Impact 100 announces four non-profit finalists for two $116,000 grants

VERO BEACH — After a rigorous review process, the Impact 100 has selected the four non-profits finalists for its two grants of $116,000 each.The finalists include:

1.  Childcare Resources – Childcare Resource Education Center Infant Suite (Education)

2.  The Sun Up Center – The Sun Up Center Adult Day Training organic Farm (Education)

3.  The Harvest Food And Outreach Center  – The Hunger Relief Program (Health and Wellness)

4.  The Junior League Of Indian River County – Whole Child Connection of Indian River (Family)

These organizations will present their proposals before the entire Impact 100 membership at its annual meeting on Monday, April 19 at the Mueller Campus Richardson Center of Indian River State College in Vero Beach.  Check-in begins at 2:30 p.m. with the program beginning promptly at 3:00 p.m.  Presentations will begin at 3:15 with voting to follow.

The two organizations with the highest number of votes will be awarded $116,000 each at the close of the meeting.  This year, Impact 100 has 232 members as it for the second year surpassed its fundraising goal.

Impact 100 is 100 percent volunteer driven and many members played a vital role reviewing proposals including site visits and financial reviews.  Each proposal was an exciting example of the important work being done by the non profit sector and a testimony to the future potential of Impact 100 in our community.

We are grateful to all those who volunteered for this important endeavor as well as to the 232 women in Vero Beach from all walks of life and backgrounds who so believe in and generously support this organization.

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