Application Process

NOTE:  The 2023 Grants Cycle is NOW CLOSED.  Information and dates for the 2024 Grants Application Process will be posted in early 2024.

Impact100 Atlanta awards grants to nonprofits in our community that address the focus area stipulated in our Eligibility Criteria. Eligible nonprofits may apply for grant funding. We recommend reading our eligibility criteria before proceeding.

Important 2023 Dates:

April 27: Grant Writing Workshop

May 12: Letter of Intent Due by 5pm ET

May 29: Grant Application opens for select applicants

June 23: Grant Application due by 5pm ET

July – September: Grant Review and Site Visits

October 18: Meet the Finalists

October: Presentation Coaching for Finalists

November 16: Annual Meeting / Voting Event for Finalists

Apply for a Grant

Important Dates

An Evening with Impact


All stages of the grant review process are conducted entirely by current members of Impact100 Atlanta.

Focus Areas

  • Arts & Culture

    Cultural programs, participation in the arts, arts education

  • Education

    Educational opportunities for children and/or adults, especially those that address lingering educational disparities affecting our community

  • Family

    Strengthening and enhancing the lives of children and families, including seniors

  • Health & Wellness

    Improvement of people’s mental and/or physical well-being

  • Environment

    Conservation and preservation of natural resources; environmental justice; parks and recreation; agricultural sustainability; environmental education and climate action

Apply for a Grant

The Grant Committees ultimately select five finalists, one in each focus area, to compete for the available Impact Grants at our Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Defined as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

  • Organizations serving the counties in the Atlanta region (Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties)

  • In possession of at least three full years (36 months) of independently prepared, audited, or reviewed financial statements
All Requirements

Grant FAQs

  • How should I submit my application?

  • Can our organization submit applications in more than one Focus Area?

  • Can we submit a proposal for more than $100,000?

  • Will you consider a proposal from a group of organizations collaborating on a project or program?