Club Announces Community Grants

Posted May 16, 2016

Each year, the Rotary Club of Pensacola supports community projects with grants to area charitable 501(c)3 organizations. The Club supports targeted projects that address areas such as peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, or economic and community development.

Community Grants Committee chose these eight local non-profits as recipients of their 2016 grants out of 37 applicants:

  • Pathways for Change - $1,770 to fund GED/Adult Basic Educations classes for those living in poverty in Escambia County.
  • Habitat for Humanity - $2,000 to purchase resources to outfit a donated facility for
  • Junior Achievement of Northwest Florida - $1,884 to purchase Junior Achievement Kits to help train volunteers who help educate students in Economics, Personal Finance, and Success Skills.
  • Council on Aging - $1,540 to purchase nutritional supplements for low-income or seniors in crisis.
  • Autism Pensacola - $612 to provide financial aid for Kids for Camp Summer Learning Lab.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters - $1,200 to financially support the mentoring services provided to low-income and at-risk children.
  • Pensacola State College - $441 to support GED scholarships to low-income students.
  • Girl Scouts of Florida - $553 to provide financial aid to low-income girls.

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