Grant Review Committees Name Six Applicants for Site Visits
The Community GRC
26 members, plus two co-chairs and one advisor, narrowed a field of 21 initial applicants to six for deep dive review, and now have advanced three to site visits. The applications moving forward are:
Central Texas Table of Grace - Grace365: Supervised Independent Living
Explore Austin - Leadership, Mentoring, and Outdoor Access Program
Yellow Bike Project - Ride to The Future
The Education GRC
27 members, plus two co-chairs and one advisor, narrowed a field of 20 initial applicants to six for deep dive review, and now have advanced three to site visits. The applications moving forward are:
The Dream Come True Foundation - The Dream Achievers Program
Hispanic Alliance for the Performing Arts (d/b/a/ Austin Soundwaves) - Empower/Achieve
PEAS (Partners for Education, Agriculture, and Sustainability) - Growing Roots and Pathways of Outdoor and Edible Education
During our June 6 Annual Meeting, Impact Austin will award a total of $188,600 across both focus areas. Two finalists will have been selected in each focus area and voted upon electronically by the membership in mid-May. The finalist in each focus area receiving the majority votes will be awarded a restricted grant of $75,500 (for the purpose proposed in their grant application) and the other finalist will be awarded an unrestricted grant of $18,800.
The Fall Grant cycle will kick off in late June with a Nonprofit Workshop. Grant applications will open July 8 for the focus areas of Equity and Health & Well-Being. Registration for Fall Grant Review Committees will open on the same date.
Find information on all current and past grants here.