February 07, 2019 - Girls Giving Grants, Impact Through Involvement, Membership, Volunteering

Join Us For Amplify Austin February 28 to Support g3!

Join Us For Amplify Austin February 28 to Support g3!

It’s only one day, but it makes an enormous impact on our community. Amplify Austin is our city’s annual 24-hour fundraising tradition that will occur February 28-March 1, 2019. Last year’s event raised $10.3 million for 700 Austin non-profit organizations, including Impact Austin. This year we are raising money for a special purpose – to provide program support...

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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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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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February 13, 2019

Seven Nonprofits Invited to the Next Stage of Catalyst Grant Review

Seven Nonprofits Invited to the Next Stage of Catalyst Grant Review

Members of Impact Austin's Catalyst Grant Review Committee have completed first-round assessments of proposals from 28 nonprofit organizations. Of these, seven have been selected for the next stage in the review process.

The proposals moving forward are listed below. After deep-dive review, this list will be further narrowed down for site visits conducted in...

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February 12, 2019 - Member Spotlight, Volunteering

Member Spotlight: State Representative Vikki Goodwin

Member Spotlight: State Representative Vikki Goodwin

Impact Austin member and State Representative Vikki Goodwin believes we all have an obligation to serve our communities. And serve she does! Besides her involvement with Impact Austin, Vikki’s service now extends to the Texas Capital, where she just began her first term serving her constituents in House District 47. Read on for her inspiring perspective on...

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February 01, 2019 - Grants, Organizational Update

18 Nonprofits Invited to Submit Impact Austin Program Grant Proposals

18 Nonprofits Invited to Submit Impact Austin Program Grant Proposals

18 Nonprofits have been invited to submit Impact Austin Program Grant Proposals.

Members of three Impact Austin Grant Review Committees have narrowed down 89 Letters of Inquiry for Program Grants to 18 nonprofits that have been invited to submit full Program Grant proposals. Finalists in the three program areas are listed below.  Additionally, there are 28...

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January 30, 2019 - Event Recap

5 Key Takeaways From Discovery Day 2019

5 Key Takeaways From Discovery Day 2019

Saturday, January 12 was a powerful day of learning and connecting for the 150 women who attended Impact Austin Discovery Day. In case you couldn’t make it to the event, here are some highlights of what you missed.

1. We heard from information-rich panels with experts in the areas of diversity and inclusion sharing their valuable knowledge and helping us...

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January 16, 2019 - Event Recap, Impact Through Involvement, IMPACT-edu

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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