2021 Impact100 grantees

The 2021 funding focus priority was issues of healthcare access and outcomes.

  • HSHS St. Mary's Hospital, Health Connect, a program for area residents without access to primary care, $20,000
  • Old King’s Orchard Community Center, OKOCC Youth Recreation for Success Program, a program offered for inner city youth, $20,000
  • Richland Community College, On-Site Mental Health Services at Richland, a program offering mental health services at RCC in collaboration with Crossing Healthcare, $20,000
  • Salvation Army of Decatur and Macon County, Men’s Transitional Housing Shelter Program Coordinator, $20,000
  • Community Missions, Supporting Frontline Healthcare, offering support for the needs of frontline healthcare workers, $14,000
  • Millikin University, Torrence Park Revitalization Project, $6,000

2021 Program Details

For the 2021 competitive Impact100 grant process, grant funding preference focused on the following criteria:

  • Organizations/programs that assist in providing access to healthcare, including vaccinations and other wellness and preventive care services that can aid in early detection and treatment of health conditions.
  • Organizations/programs that aid in providing access to health-related services and information, including education.
  • Organizations/programs that help eliminate barriers to healthcare and address other factors that prevent healthy outcomes in individuals and families.
  • Organizations/programs that exhibit a strong commitment to decreasing one or more Macon County health issues, including but not limited to preventable cancer and other diseases, smoking; obesity; physical inactivity; drug and alcohol abuse; sexually transmitted diseases; and behavioral/mental health concerns.
  • Organizations that actively develop, lead and support youth programs to address health issues within that age group, including mental disorders, smoking/vaping, substance abuse and lack of adequate nutrition.
  • Organizations that optimize healthy aging for the older adults in our community through programs on physical activity, personal care, socialization and other activities that enhance quality of life.
  • Organizations/programs committed to addressing environmental issues that can lead to healthcare ailments.