Impact 100 announced its four 2017 Grant Recipients Tuesday at a reception of 400 members and guests at The Phoenix in Cincinnati. The recipients included the our Lincoln Grant Scholar House.
Each organization received a $101,000 grant to fund a significant, transformative project.
We will use the funds to equip the living facilities with improved technology including Wifi, printers, and sound panels. Lincoln Grant Scholar House, providing single parents pursuing post-secondary educations (and their children) an affordable living option and access to appropriate support programs to break the cycle of generational poverty. Currently 45 families call LGSH home.
The other three recipients and their projects are:
FIRST STEP HOME – The Terry Schoenling Home for Mothers and Infants Program
Expand pilot program supporting pregnant women who are opiate-addicted and their newborn baby through addiction treatment, postnatal classes, and wraparound services 2-3 weeks pre-birth and 30 days post-birth, affecting 136-166 lives annually.
LIGHTHOUSE YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES – Lighthouse Community School Agricultural Learning Center
Expand experiential learning opportunities for youth in foster care or the juvenile justice system by building Lighthouse Charter School Agricultural Learning Center making 10,000 pounds of fresh produce accessible in Madisonville’s food dessert.
OHIO VALLEY VOICES – Audiology Clinic Expansion
Relocate and upgrade audiology clinic, creating a new, specialized environment to perform infant diagnostic testing and increasing services by 50% to young children who are deaf, hard of hearing or underserved.
In addition to these transformational grants, three other finalists received $1000 were:
JOSEPH HOME– Green Space Project
CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY – Education Program Expansion
CHILDREN’S HOME OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY – Technology Upgrade to Support Improved Healthcare Treatment
IMPACT 100 is a collective giving grant-making organization. Full members contribute $1000 each to the organization to fund projects that are voted on by members.
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