Impact100 Traverse City Awards Three Nonprofits $112,000 Each for Transformative Projects

Three nonprofits were announced to be the recipients of $336,000 in grants from Impact100 Traverse City Wednesday night.

The 2022 grant recipients include Friends of the Garden Theater, Single MOMM and North County Trail Association. They were each awarded $112,000. These nonprofits will be using their respective grant funds for transformative projects.

Friends of the Garden Theater will get new lighting, rigging, video and sound systems for the theater as well as improve the building’s accessibility.

The North County Trail Association will build a non-motorized, ADA accessible trailhead and boardwalk along the Boardman River in downtown Kalkaska.

Single MOMM will create a mobile office that will bring mentorship, classes, events and financial assistance to families in Benzie and Leelanau Counties.

Impact100 Traverse City President Sam Charnes says that the organization is grateful for the members who have made it possible to give away these grants for the past five years.

“It’s incredible what the women of Impact100 have done to engage people in local philanthropy. We hope even more will be inspired to join us next year in helping our regional nonprofits dream big to improve the quality of life we all treasure in our five-county area,” Charnes said.

The organization has granted nonoprofits almost $1.5 million since 2017.

These past grant receipients include Cognition, Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology, Grass River Natural Area, Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources (KAIR), Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center, Child and Family Services, Peace Ranch, Inland Seas, Communities in Schools of Northwest Michigan, Addiction Treatment Services, Newton’s Road Northwest, Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region, and Michael’s Place.

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