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April 18, 2019 - Grants, Impact Through Involvement, Member Spotlight, Volunteering

Member Spotlight: Jessica Odeyemi, Chair, Social Innovation Grant Committee

Member Spotlight: Jessica Odeyemi, Chair, Social Innovation Grant Committee

The first time Jessica Odeyemi flew on an airplane was when she was 17 and went to visit Princeton University, where she’d been accepted for the class of 2009. Her experience at Princeton, where she majored in mechanical and aerospace engineering, was transformational for the girl from Missouri City, Texas (near Houston). “I was surrounded by so many intelligent...

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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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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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May 04, 2018 - Grants

Impact Austin Announces 2018 Grant Finalists

After four months of evaluation and deliberation, Impact Austin's Grant Review Committees have announced the following grant finalists from each category that will present their programs to the full membership at the Annual Meeting on June 4.

COMMUNITY Friends of the Children Austin - Professional Mentoring for Austin’s Most Vulnerable Youth Jeremiah Program...

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April 17, 2018 - Grants, Save the Date

Impact Austin Annual Meeting! Don’t Miss It!

Impact Austin Annual Meeting! Don’t Miss It!

From Impact Austin’s first grant fifteen years ago to today, there is an excitement that starts rising in April each year as site visits are scheduled, semi-finalists are chosen, and the grant review committees zero in on their finalists with laser focus.

It all comes together on June 4th, at the Impact Austin Annual Meeting where the gorgeous celebrities are...

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April 06, 2018 - Grants

Impact Austin Announces Site Visits!

Following a series of meetings starting in January and extensive research and evaluation, Impact Austin’s Grant Review Committees have selected the following 12 nonprofits for site visits. These site visits are the final step in selecting the two finalists from each category that will have an opportunity to present their programs to the full Impact Austin...

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February 26, 2018 - Grants, Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Member Spotlight - Marla Whelan

Impact Austin Member Spotlight - Marla Whelan

“The Grant Review Committees (GRCs) are really the heart of the organization,” says Marla Whelan, Impact Austin Grant Coordinator.

Meet Marla and learn more about her and her journey with Impact Austin’s Grant Review Committees in this member spotlight interview!

Marla, how did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?

“I retired, and I was...

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February 20, 2018 - Grants, Impact Through Involvement, Membership

Impact Austin In the News

Impact Austin In the News

We were thrilled to see the recent article Michael Barnes of the Austin American-Statesman wrote about four Impact Austin members who have taken their philanthropic learning to the next level.

You can read Mr. Barnes’ article here.

Impact Austin leadership has always known that advanced philanthropy is a benefit of becoming a member and being involved in the...

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October 05, 2017 - Grants, Organizational Update

EXPANDING OUR IMPACT – CHANGING OUR GRANTS

EXPANDING OUR IMPACT – CHANGING OUR GRANTS

If you are an Impact Austin member, this information may be familiar to you since it was in the September E-Newsletter, but we know not everyone gets or reads the newsletter and we often need to hear news from several different sources!

Impact Austin is excited to announce a change to our grantmaking process that will enable all qualified nonprofits to apply for...

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March 31, 2017 - Grants

Impact Austin Announces Site Visits!

Following a series of meetings starting in January and extensive research and evaluation, Impact Austin’s Grant Review Committees have selected the following 15 nonprofits for site visits. These site visits are the final step in selecting the two finalists from each category that will have an opportunity to present their programs to the full Impact Austin...

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