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Women’s Philanthropy Institute Releases New Report on Women’s Philanthropy

Women’s foundations and funds are a powerful and pioneering force dedicated to women and girls. Giving from these organizations is substantial, but aside from a 2009 landscape report from the Foundation Center and Women’s Funding Network, our understanding of women’s foundations and funds is quite limited. The Women’s Philanthropy Institute has released a new report […]

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International Women’s Day, March 8!

March 8 has honored International Women’s Day for over a hundred years. This global day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis is one of the few women’s giving circles in this area. Since our start in 2006, […]

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Giving Circles Are For the Doers

Donna Oklak, one of the co-founders of Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis, discusses giving circles in Indianapolis in a blog posting on the Lilly School of Philantrhopy website. It is reposted in its entirety here. ‘Giving circles are for the doers’: the creation of Impact 100 and 100 Voices of Hope By Donna Oklak “With every […]

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Trinity Haven, 2019 Change-Maker, Prepares to Open

Trinity Haven was selected by the membership of Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis as one of our 2018 Change-Makers. Our $100,000 grant was directed to the rehabbing of a family-like facility for LGBTQ youth who are homeless. Trinity Haven will be the first of these facilities in Indiana. On December 10, members of the Family FAC […]

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Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis Recognized as Indiana Philanthropy Association’s Outstanding Philanthropy Group of 2018

Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis was named as the 2018 Outstanding Philanthropy Group by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Indiana Chapter. Impact 100 Board member Roberta Jaggers nominated us. Board member emerita Donna Oklak presented the award. At the awards ceremony on November 15th, Terry A.M. Mumford, President of the Board of Directors, accepted the […]

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We the Women 2018 – Changing the Face of Philanthropy

submitted by Terry Mumford, Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis Board President Under the banner “We the Women”, more than 300 women philanthropists attended the Catalist Conference in Philadelphia, October 21-23, 2018, to change the face of philanthropy. Catalist (formerly Women’s Collective Giving and Grantmakers Network (WCGN)) is part of the collective giving movement, representing 64 affiliates […]

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Our Annual Giving Report–Why it’s important

Each year we update our annual Giving Report. This report provides all the information you expect to see in an organization’s annual report with an overview of the grants we have given since our first one in 2006. You’ll find our most recent annual budget, along with information on our membership. It even has charts […]

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Update on 2018 Change-Makers and Change-Maker Finalists

September 25th marked the Membership Kickoff for our 2019 Grant Pool. We convened at the Nora Library, where 40 members and guests had a chance to talk one-on-one with our 2018 Change-Makers and Change-Maker Finalists. We were inspired to learn that these agencies have already embarked on changing our community for the better. Each agency […]

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Impact 100 President Terry Mumford on WCGN Panel Discussing Grants Creating Ripples

Research tells us that measuring results is important, and the experience of organizations like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation validates that lesson. But collective giving organizations make a variety of grants over the long term, creating something like an artist’s portfolio. Are there ripple effects, impacts that go beyond a particular grant? In the […]