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Lincoln Grant Scholar House among four winners of $101,000 grants from Impact 100

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 Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission’s Lincoln Grant Scholar House.  

Each organization received a $101,000 grant to fund a significant, transformative project.  This marks the third year Impact 100 has had membership sufficient to fund four grants and brings the Impact 100 investment in the tri-state regional community to $4 Million. 

The four 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.

Lincoln Grant Scholar House

Equip the new living facility with technology and computer equipment and IT support, providing single mothers pursuing post-secondary educations (and their children) an affordable living option and access to appropriate support programs to break the cycle of generational poverty.

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.

The three other finalists who recieve $1000 each were:

ST. JOSEPH HOME – Green Space Project


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. To join for 2018, click here.

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  1. susanne cetrulo says:

    A very impressive presentation to win this, up against some other very worthy causes. So glad to be a part of Impact 100 and to support Lincoln GRant Scholar House

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