December 03, 2018 - Impact Through Involvement, Membership, Save the Date

Top 10 Reasons To Attend Discovery Day

Top 10 Reasons To Attend Discovery Day

Discovery Day is one of Impact Austin’s don’t miss, signature events! If you’ve never been before, you’re in for a dynamic, energetic, interesting morning. Here are 10 reasons why you should attend Discovery Day on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 8 am – noon.

1. Learn. Discovery Day is a great opportunity to learn about the most pressing gaps experienced by...

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November 17, 2018

DOUBLE YOUR GIVING DOLLARS UNTIL DECEMBER 15

DOUBLE YOUR GIVING DOLLARS UNTIL DECEMBER 15

Exciting news! We have a matching grant opportunity for Impact Austin. Between now and December 15, every special gift to Impact Austin will be matched dollar for dollar – with up to $3,000 matched and doubled to $6,000. Please help us reach this goal!

The matching grant applies to donations made through the inLieu app. InLieu is a social giving app developed by...

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October 23, 2018 - Grants, Membership, Save the Date

GRC Why?

GRC Why?

If you’re new to Impact Austin, or you’ve simply never served on a Grant Review Committee (GRC), you might be wondering if participating this year is right for YOU.  Maybe so! Here are some points to consider.

On a GRC, you’ll experience grantmaking first-hand. In June, we’ll vote to award three Program Grants and one Catalyst Grant, each for $100,000. Until...

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August 29, 2018 - Executive Director Message

Introducing Our New Executive Director

A Note From Our President

Our next step as an organization in realizing our big, bold dreams to unlock the full philanthropic potential of women in Central Texas is finding the best woman to lead the charge as Executive Director. I am thrilled to announce Christina Gorczynski joined Impact Austin on August 28 as our full-time Executive Director. Christina holds...

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January 16, 2019

ELEVATING DIVERSITY. ENSURING INCLUSION.

ELEVATING DIVERSITY. ENSURING INCLUSION.

Discovery Day attendees were wowed and inspired by Toya Cirica Bell’s keynote presentation on January 12, 2019. Her timing was key, as Impact Austin just launched a Strategic Plan that calls for diversity and inclusion among our membership, our Community Partners, and the Central Texas neighbors we impact with grant funding.

In our first 15 years, Impact Austin...

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January 08, 2019 - Impact Through Involvement, Member Spotlight, Volunteering

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Linda Yang

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Linda Yang

New members are the lifeblood of Impact Austin, infusing innovative ideas and energy to support our mission to transform the Austin community through collective giving. As one of Impact Austin’s brand new members, Linda Yang has already jumped in to provide valuable insight on the marketing committee and is serving as one of the co-chairs of Discovery Day on...

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December 17, 2018

Discovery Day 2019 Keynote Presentation: Elevating Diversity. Ensuring Inclusion.

Keynote speaker Toya Cirica Bell will discuss the power of elevating diversity and ensuring Inclusion in philanthropy during her presentation after the two panels at Discovery Day on January 12, 2019.  She draws on a deep well of experience in this area as you can see from her bio below.​ REGISTER HERE for Discovery Day on January 12. 

Toya Cirica Bell

Deputy...

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December 17, 2018

Discover Day 2019 Panel Two: Using Data to Drive Grantmaking

Data is rapidly and fundamentally changing every aspect of our daily lives. This conversation with leading social innovators considers how data can be used to drive equity-focused grantmaking to achieve a greater positive impact in the lives of more people. REGISTER HERE for Discovery Day on January 12. 2019.

Moderator: Christina Gorczynski, Executive Director...

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December 17, 2018

Discovery Day 2019 Panel One: Impacting Equity in Austin

How do we create an Austin where we ALL thrive? Join us for a meaningful roundtable with community philanthropic leaders to discuss our collective impact on social equity in Austin and how we can better collaborate and advocate to achieve the community we all desire. REGISTER HERE for Discovery Day on January 12. 

Moderated by Madge Vásquez 

Panelists: Laura...

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December 10, 2018

Membership: What a Journey!

Membership: What a Journey!
MEMBERSHIP: WHAT A JOURNEY!

A journey begins with the first step. A member takes her first step with Impact Austin when she joins us. Where will her journey go next?  What are her opportunities ahead?

Until recently, Impact Austin’s membership efforts focused primarily on recruitment and a follow-up orientation. These have been amazingly successful, thanks to...

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