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Key Upcoming Dates:
15th Annual Awards Celebration: We Came to You! Click here to watch the Virtual Annual Awards Celebration announcing our 2020 Change Maker Grant Winner, recipient of a $100,000 grant.Many members are holding a “watch party” with friends and family who are interested in learning more about Impact 100. Click here for instructions on setting up a watch party using Zoom . Our sponsor for the Virtual Annual Celebration is the Hirons Public Relations and Advertising Agency.
August 12, 5:30-7pm: Healthy Harvest at Indy Urban Acres:Cancelled, but please join us for our September 3, First Thursday Virtual Lunch for a Follow the Impact presentation on Indy Urban Acres
September 3, noon: First Thursday Virtual Lunch Join us for a Follow the Impact presentation by Laura Johns, Development Coordinator, Indy Urban Acres. IUA is a collection of four organic farms used to empower and educate people by providing equitable access to free, high-quality produce, and our 2015 Change Maker Grant Recipient. Laura will update us on how IUA is growing and responding to the current challenges. We will also let you know what’s going on at Impact 100. RSVP here.
September 22, 11 am – Noon, Webinar — Membership Kick-Off for 2021: Jeannie Infante Sager, Director, Women’s Philanthropy Institute, will be our keynote speaker. Jeannie will present the latest research on the state of women’s philanthropy in Indiana. Impact 100 Board members will address the selection of our 2020 Change Maker and how our members seek to improve our community. This will be a great time for members and supporters to show the Power of Women Giving as One (r) by joining our grant pool for 2021. RSVP here.
October 1, noon: First Thursday Virtual Lunch Join us for a Follow the Impact presentation by Kellie Earl Leeper, Director of Development and Communications at Ascent 121. Ascent 121 was our 2016 Change Maker Grant Recipient in partnership with Lutheran Child & Family Services for their IMPACT Program to Curb Runaway and Human Trafficking of Young Girls. Kellie will update us on on Ascent 121’s programs for long term trauma recovery for teen survivors of trafficking. We will also let you know what’s going on at Impact 100. Get more info and RSVP by clicking here.
October 8, 5:30-8pm – Rock the Boat for Impact 100 Social, White River Yacht Club! We will have a guest speaker and a Wine Pull. If you’re interested in assisting with this fundraiser or making a wine donation, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. More info and RSVP link coming soon, but get this on your calendar now!
November 5, noon: First Thursday Virtual Lunch Topic and guest speaker to be announced.. Watch for more information and a RSVP link soon!
November 10, 5:30-7:30pm: Panel discussion with the 2020 Grant Recipients Watch for more details, but please save the date. These panel discussions have been very informative and reinforce how important Impact 100 grants are to the central Indiana nonprofit community.
December 3, noon: First Thursday Virtual Lunch More details coming soon!
It’s time to start recurring payments towards a 2021 Membership! Click here to learn more and to sign up for recurring payments. If you have questions about setting up recurring payments, please contact us.
Check Out Our Impact!
Click here to see our annual Giving Report! This report provides the information you expect to see in an annual report along with information on our grants since our first one in 2006. It’s the best way to understand who we are and the types of programs we support.
Thank You, Donors!
A BIG THANK YOU to the 2020 Dinner Donors!
Our sponsor for the Virtual Annual Celebration is the
Hirons Public Relations and Advertising Agency.
We can’t gather together in-person for our Celebration dinner this year, but that doesn’t mean our donors can’t work together to help our community. These wonderful donors donated the cost of dinner registration, $60/person, to help us get a jump-start on our 2021 grant pool. Each donation is matched dollar-for-dollar by The Emily Fund. Dinner Donors are recognized here.
Thanks to Pier 48 Fish House & Oyster Bar for sponsoring the “Focus of a Founding Member” event on February 9, 2020.
Wickliff Auctioneers has been the sponsor of all three of our Giving Tuesday Treasure Hunters Auctions. Their support has helped us with our successful scholarship program.
Watermark CPA is a sponsor for our follow-the-impact events. We thank them for their contribution to our scholarship program and our outreach efforts.
Thank you to the Management Team at Thurston Springer Financial for their long-term and continuous donation of financial advice and services.
Also, thanks to Thurston Springer Financial for providing the Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis Board of Directors a place to meet (when we are allowed to meet face-to-face again).
Click HERE to see all the donors who have recently supported Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis.
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Click HERE to get on our Newsletter list. Our newsletter is available to all and is a great way to keep up-to-date with our grants, grant winners, members, and events.
Click to HERE to get on our Nonprofit Mailing List (Greater Indianapolis Area Nonprofits Only) If you are a central Indiana nonprofit (located in Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, Hendricks or Boone counties), and would like to be on our Nonprofit Mailing List, please fill out our Interested Nonprofit Form. This email list will be used to announce our annual Nonprofit Information Session and the annual due date for our Letter of Inquiry (LOI).