Our History

Grace for Impact is proud of our rich, grassroots history as it tells the story of an organization that was driven by great need and vulnerabilities of the world’s poor. Sustainable solutions to poverty is the end goal of our health, education, and capacity development initiatives.


Founding of Grace for Impact.

Grace for Impact was founded as a 501(c)3 non-profit international organization in the United States. Active implementation began in the areas of health and education.


Introduced dental care and new collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Government of Nigeria.

GFI introduced dental care and began collaborating with the Nigerian Government and Ministry of Health.


International Medical Volunteers and the addition of ophthalmology to core programs.

International Medical Volunteers from the United States and the United Kingdom joined the team. Ophthalmology was introduced as a service.


Capacity Development and Training Program.

Grace For Impact began providing training for in–country volunteers and medical professionals for enhanced sustainability and local impact.


Integrated and prioritized cataract screening and surgery as key programmatic component.

Cataract surgery was introduced as a service. Partnership was formalized with Christian Medical Dental Associations (CMDA).


Addition of new partners.

Catholic Charities donated $1.5 million worth of medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. GFI formed partnerships with Springtime Foundation.


Expanded our volunteer base.

GFI partnered with the National Youth Service Core to expand the volunteer base by more than double.


Ghana country program added. Prioritization of eye health and cataract surgery.


Madagascar, Kenya and Vietnam country programs added.


Tanzania and Burkina Faso country programs added. Inaugural “Night for Sight” event.


Covid-19 humanitarian response, served over 45,000 vulnerable people, shifted programming to include emergency food distribution, micro-grants, and PPE kits.

Grace Vision Center, preparations underway in Lagos, Nigeria for launch in 2021.