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October 24, 2015 - Event Recap, Impact Through Involvement
Several members of Impact Austin recently attended the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network (WCGN) conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.
They had a fabulous time, connected with and learned from women’s philanthropy groups throughout the nation, and made meaningful friendships.
Impact Austin Board President, Rebekah Bonde, reflected on this...
October 22, 2015 - Organizational Update
Each year, a very special group of Impact Austin members work behind the scenes for the benefit of the entire membership. In a continuing series of blog posts, we are introducing you to these talented women and hope that this will allow you to get to know them a little better. You met the Officers in our last “Introducing” article.
Now, meet the Directors of...
October 19, 2015 - Save the Date
Saturday, November 14th
8:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.Region 13 Education Center 5701 Springdale Road Austin, TX 78723 (map)
October 14, 2015 - Grants
Impact Austin, one of the largest women’s philanthropy organizations in the country, today announced its new grant guidelines and 2016 membership campaign with a goal to select and award approximately $500,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations in Central Texas next year.
In its 12-year history, Impact Austin has awarded more than $5 million to nearly 60...
October 12, 2015 - Membership
A new member of Impact Austin recently asked this question and it occurred to us that we hadn’t communicated much about this important inquiry!
The answer is Yes!
You may make an additional donation in any amount over your membership fee of $1250. By doing this, you will be supporting many different areas of Impact Austin’s operations, allowing us to do what...
October 08, 2015 - IMPACT-edu
(A Members Only Free Brown Bag Lunch session that will help you develop your own personal giving plan!)
The IMPACT-edu Committee has been hard at work this fall, bringing Impact Austin members cutting edge information and education. Please make your reservation today for a great session on developing a personal giving plan that aligns with your values and...
October 02, 2015 - Membership, Save the Date
This year's Impact Austin membership drive is more important than ever and we are asking for members’ help with the new “Each One/Bring One” campaign.
We need 100+ new members by November 30th to guarantee we can fund the five grants that are vital to our community.
As a member, you know how valuable membership is, so share those benefits with your friends...
October 01, 2015 - Member Spotlight
Impact Austin attracts talented women who are passionate about collective giving and maximizing the impact they can make with their individual philanthropy. Laura Green is one of those talented women!
We asked Laura how she heard about Impact Austin and what inspired her to join.
“After graduating from Business School in 2010, I knew I wanted to get involved...
September 30, 2015 - Event Recap
Impact Austin members, their friends, and prospective members gathered at Design With Consignment on September 14th for a member recruitment event.
Our hostess, owner Lisa Gaynor, graciously rolled out the red carpet for us, with food and wine and amazing hospitality. We took this opportunity to learn about Lisa and her business and also welcomed her as a new...
September 28, 2015 - Save the Date
Impact Austin women give so much back to the community. When we asked them last year what they would like to add to their collective giving experience, the majority responded, “We want to get together socially!” Knowing the members of Impact Austin are a dynamic, engaged and enthusiastic group of women, we thought this was a great idea.
Now, thanks to the...