Atlanta, GA (May 20, 2022) – Impact100 Atlanta, a new women’s philanthropic organization, announced that they will be awarding a $130,000 grant to a Metro Atlanta area nonprofit this year. The announcement was made at the May 19th Big Reveal event at Buckhead Art & Company where it was announced that 130 Founding Members donated $1,000 each into the grant pool to collectively fund the $130,000 grant.
“We are thrilled to be able to offer this significant grant opportunity to Atlanta nonprofits,” said Founding President, Sarah Levitt. “This inaugural high-impact grant is only the beginning of the positive difference that Impact100 Atlanta will help make in the Atlanta community. We look forward to the coming years as we expect our membership to grow, allowing us to offer additional transformational grants to our local community.”
Impact100 Atlanta will consider grant applications from nonprofits serving the greater metro Atlanta area in five focus areas: Arts & Culture; Education; Family; Health & Wellness; and Environment, Preservation, & Recreation. Grant review committees will conduct a rigorous and in-depth review process and choose a finalist in each focus area. Impact100 Atlanta will award a single grant of $130,000 to the organization voted upon by its membership at the annual meeting. The grant recipient will be announced in November 2022.
Atlanta nonprofits interested in applying are invited to attend the Grant Writing Workshop on June 1, 2022 at 10am ET via Zoom to learn more about the grants process, eligibility requirements, and more. Qualifying nonprofits’ grant applications are due July 8, 2022 by 5pm ET. Qualifying nonprofits must be 501(c)(3) organizations, serve residents of the counties of the Atlanta region (Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties), and be in possession of three full years of audited financial statements. For more information on eligibility requirements, visit Impact100 Atlanta’s website here.
About Impact100 Atlanta:
Impact100 Atlanta is an all-volunteer women’s philanthropic organization with a mission of improving lives in the greater metro Atlanta area by collectively funding transformational grants to local nonprofit organizations. It is one of 60+ Impact100 chapters across the U.S., U.K., Australia, and New Zealand that are already making a difference in their communities. Since its inception, Impact100 and its members have joined together to donate over $105M to strengthen their local communities. Impact100 was founded by Wendy Steele in Cincinnati in 2001 in response to feeling as though women’s roles in philanthropy needed a new way to be expanded and encouraged.
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