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Impact100 of Northwest Florida offers Dream Big grant workshop

Special to the Northwest Florida Daily News/USA TODAY NETWORK

FORT WALTON BEACH — Impact100 of Northwest Florida Inc. will soon have its annual Grant Writing Workshop.

Impact100 NWF is seeking grant applications that focus on projects in the following areas: Arts & Culture; Education; Environment, Recreation and Preservation; Family; and Health & Wellness.

The members of Impact100 of Northwest Florida each donate $1,000 to form a minimum $100,000 grants for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in Okaloosa and Walton counties. Impact100 will host a free in-person workshop from 9 a.m.-noon Sunday, April 13, at Crosspoint Niceville at 214 Partin Drive S. for groups interested in applying for grants. The deadline to register to attend the workshop is April 12.

The in-person workshop is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon April 13 at Crosspoint Niceville at 214 Partin Drive S.  It is free and open to all nonprofit organizations serving Okaloosa and Walton counties.

The workshop is designed to help provide information to nonprofit groups about the grant process, effective grant writing, understanding of documentation required and transformative high-impact project development to create dynamic grant applications.

Since 2012, Impact100 of Northwest Florida has donated $3.6 million to nonprofits in Okaloosa and Walton counties.

There will be sessions on 2022 Grant Application Submittal; Letters of Intent; Finance; and Construction, Reconstruction and Renovations.

Advance registration for the event is required to ensure a reserved spot at the Grant

Writing Workshop. There is a limit of two people per nonprofit organization allowed to attend.

To register for the Grant Writing Workshop by the April 12 deadline or find out more about Impact100 NWF, visit the organization's website at impactnwf.org.

Based on annual membership, Impact100 NWF provides a $100,000 grant to local

nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. It is approaching its 11th year of operations in which 33 local nonprofit groups have each received grants ranging from $102,000 to $128,000, totaling $3.6 million awarded in grant funding.