Application Process

Impact100 Mobile awards grants to nonprofits in our community that address the focus area stipulated in our Eligibility Criteria. Eligible nonprofits may submit a Letter of Intent to apply for grant funding of up to $100,000. We recommend reading our eligibility criteria before proceeding.

Member volunteers review and score Letters of Intent based on 4 criteria before selecting a subset of organizations to complete a full grant application:

1. Overall mission, vision of organization
2. Meeting unique need in the community
3. Proposed use of grant dollars
4. Shows clear programming specific to the focus area identified each year.

The Grant Application process has starts June 1st of each year and closes October 31st of each year.

Important Dates
Focus Areas

Arts & Culture

Cultural programs, participation in the arts, arts education

Education

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

Family

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

Health & Wellness

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

Environment

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

Eligibility Requirements
  • Organizations serving Mobile County
  • Most recent three years of 990s and financial statements.
  • Defined as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
Grant FAQs
  • What if my grant request spans one or more of your focus areas?
  • Will you consider requests from small nonprofits that are relatively new?
  • Can our organization submit more than one application per year?