Wednesday, October 19, 2016

2016 Third Quarter Satch Grants

Second Quarter Satch Grants for 2016 were awarded this week. Satch Grants are given out quarterly to non profits working on special projects. Fourth Quarter Satch Grant applications are due December 31. Please send applications to  

THE CHILDREN'S TABLE was awarded $1,000. The Children's Table is a local food bank whose goal is to restore self-esteem to the most needy. In 1996 Bill Brown founded TCT to fight hunger in his community. Since then he has employed unconventional methods successfully to draw public awareness about hunger. The Children's Table has provided 23 million pounds of food in 53 counties for needy families. This grant will help The Children's Table purchase a freezer.

BULLA CUBANA was also awarded a 3rd Q Satch Grant. Bulla Cubana is an arts organization based in Gainesville which hopes to impact and shape the artistic and cultural relationship between US and Cuba. Satchel's is awarding a $500 grant to Bulla Cubana for their inaugural festival which begins will be held Jan-March 2017.

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