Application Process

Impact100 Owensboro awards grants to nonprofits in our community in the Focus Areas of Arts & Culture, Education, Family, Health & Wellness, and Environment & Recreation. Applicants may apply for grant funding of $100,000 or a smaller Residual Grant in a focus area that supports their mission, programs, or services. We recommend reading our eligibility criteria before proceeding.

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Focus Areas

Arts & Culture

Cultural programs, participation in the arts, arts education


Educational opportunities for children and/or adults, especially those that address lingering educational disparities affecting our community


Strengthening and enhancing the lives of children and families, including seniors

Health & Wellness

Improvement of people’s mental and/or physical well-being

Environment & Recreation

Conservation and preservation of natural resources; environmental justice; parks and recreation; agricultural sustainability; environmental education and climate action

Eligibility Requirements
  • Defined as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Organizations serving Greater Owensboro Area
Grant FAQs
  • How should I submit my application?
  • Can our organization submit applications in more than one Focus Area?
  • The funding we need for our proposal is more than the $100,000 grant Impact100 offers. Can we submit a proposal for more than the $100,000?