GivingTuesday

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Join Impact 100 in the global #GivingTuesday movement on November 27.

Founded to inspire people to improve their local communities by giving on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, we hope you will help Impact 100 Give the Gift of Scholarship. All donations made using our #GivingTuesday Donation Form will go to our Scholarship Program.

We started the Scholarship Program in 2015 as part of our Tenth Anniversary Celebration with ten scholarships funded by our members. In 2016, members asked to keep the Scholarship Program going and again funded ten young women’s membership. There were eleven scholarship recipients in 2017 and a record 20 (!) in 2018.

 

This year you can get as well as give! Join us on November 27, 5:30-7:30pm for our Giving Tuesday Treasure Hunters Auction

If you want to do more than make a donation, and are looking for an excuse to get out and mingle as part of your Giving Tuesday activities, join us at the Giving Tuesday Treasure Hunters Auction. All are welcome – members, potential members, guests (including significant others and/or spouses).

Wickliff & Associates Auctioneers in Carmel will be our host for the evening–go to their webpage to learn more about them (and to see our auction items starting November 20). Proceeds from the Giving Tuesday Treasure Hunters Auction will go to supporting our Scholarship Program, including to help cover the operating costs of the Scholarship Program.

 

Prefer to Stay Home on Giving Tuesday?

Use our #GivingTuesday Donation Form to make a donation to help us offer scholarshps to young women in 2019.

Whether it’s $10, $100 or whatever you are comfortable giving, give and help us reach our goal to fund at least five $1,000 scholarships by the end of the day with additional funds to help cover the operating costs of administering the program.

NOTE: We have a challenge grant to match your contributions dollar for dollar, hopefully allowing us to fund ten scholarships!!!!

 

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Celebrating our success on #Giving Tuesday!

This thermometer shows the donations made in 2017 for 2018 Scholarships and direct Grant Pool donations.

Here are a few of the notes from the wonderful women who have Given the Gift of Scholarship!

  • I love this program! I think scholarships make a lot of sense. I agree we need to include young women, especially now. JoAnn Hoskins
  • I love that we are building diversity by helping young philanthropists. It is a win-win for Impact in Indy. Anonymous
  • I feel like my giving to the scholarship program does so many things: it adds to the grant pool and helps Impact 100 make a bigger impact on our community, it helps young women experience collective giving, and it shares the joy of philanthropic giving with women who may not be able to give at this level without help. Anonymous
  • Thank you for featuring scholarship recipients in this year’s Giving Tuesday campaign! Nicole Freije (2016 Scholarship recipient)
  • I’m giving to Young Philanthropists Scholarships because these young women are our future. Anonymous
  • I love this program! JoAnn Hoskins
  • Best wishes to the lucky scholarship recipients! Linda Rolfson
  • I love working with the Scholarship members! Terry Mumford
  • Doing what I can to help us earn that match! Beth Thomas

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For more information read our Scholarship blog postings: