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Impact 100 Baldwin County Names 2022 Grant Recipients, Marks 15 Years

Impact 100 Baldwin County Names 2022 Grant Recipients, Marks 15 Years DAPHNE, Alabama – Five area non-profits will now be able to better  fulfill their missions thanks to new grants from Impact 100 Baldwin  County. At its annual An Evening of Impact on October 26, Impact 100  Baldwin County awarded $545,000 total to Lillian Recreational Park  (project- Parks and Recreation- The Heart of the Community), Alabama  Sheriff Youth Ranch- Baldwin County Boys Ranch (project- Vocational  Program for Ranchers), Stapleton Volunteer Fire Department (project-  Protecting and Preparing for Growth), Ecumenical Ministries (project-  Emmy’s Thrift Store Expansion) and Ruff Wilson Youth Organization  (project- Fortifying for the Future). These five agencies were chosen from the focus areas of Arts & Culture &  Recreation; Education; Environment & Preservation; Family; and Health &  Wellness. They will each receive $109,000. Impact 100 Baldwin County President Lucy Smith paused at the beginning  of the event to reflect on Impact 100’s history as it marks 15 years of  serving Baldwin County. “We are able to continue our mission of offering transformative grants  because of our founders, 82 women who believed, who knew that when women  work together, there is no stopping us,” said Smith. “Tonight is about  celebrating the past, but also about looking to the future and the  ripple effect our grants will make.” The non-profit organizations were selected from a competitive field of  applicants and vetted by a rigorous review process including site  visits, financial analysis and in-depth discussions within the  respective focus group. The finalists made a short presentation about  their projects at An Evening of Impact. Members voted tonight for who  they found most compelling, and the results were announced at the end of  the event. Tonight’s awards bring the total invested in our community to over $5  million. It also kicked off the membership campaign for the coming year. Impact 100 is a philanthropic organization comprised of women coming  together to make high-impact grants to improve the lives of people in  Baldwin County. Visit

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