August 01, 2016 - Member Spotlight
Suzanne Daniels is a creative force of nature! Juggling home, parenthood, a passion for design, volunteer work for Impact Austin and now a brand new project (keep reading to find out what it is)...there is no stopping her!
Suzanne, how and when did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?
I joined in 2012 when Angela Osborn recruited me to...
July 18, 2016 - Save the Date
Beat the heat while enjoying a famous Alfred Hitchcock film that critics said, "...Marked a watershed for Hitchcock artistically, and represents a heightened thematic maturity." Both a thriller and a serious love story, "Notorious" stars a luminous Ingrid Bergman and the always dashing Cary Grant. Mark your calendar and join our Impact Austin group for popcorn,...
July 01, 2016 - Member Spotlight
Julie Fritz is an Artist who brings her vision, focus and talent to everything in her life. Whether donating her art to support her favorite nonprofits, or simply bringing beauty into other people’s homes and lives, Julie touches her community.
Julie, how did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?
"I was a member of a similar organization...
June 27, 2016 - Event Recap, Membership
Congratulations to Julianne Shively, winner of a $500 Gift Certificate from The Container Store! Julianne won the drawing from the members who joined or renewed for FY2017 by the 2016 Annual Meeting.
Julianne has been a member since 2009. She recently served on the volunteer management committee and we can't wait to see what she does in 2017!
June 20, 2016 - Membership, Save the Date
Mix and mingle with current, former and future members of Impact Austin while exploring the great finds at Design with Consignment and learning more about the work that Impact Austin does.
Impact Austin has given nearly $5.5 million to Austin area nonprofits that make a meaningful difference in the lives of those in need in our community.
We hope you'll join...
June 07, 2016 - Grants
The ballots are counted, the votes are in, and it is our pleasure to announce the 2016 Grant Winners, chosen at Impact Austin's Annual Meeting last night.CATALYST GRANT- $50,000 LifeWorks - LifeWorks Counseling Division: Funding Sustainability
PROGRAM GRANTS - $94,000 each CULTURE The Arc of the Capital Area - The Arc of the Arts...
May 30, 2016 - Member Spotlight
Martha Salazar is a quiet woman with a dazzling smile and an enthusiastic attitude. We talked with her recently about her Impact Austin experience.
Martha, what inspired you to join Impact Austin?
“My first encounter with Impact Austin was being lucky enough to sit next to its founder, Rebecca Powers, at an event at St. David’s Episcopal Church. She shared...
May 16, 2016 - Community Partner Spotlight
VSA Texas was our 2015 Culture Grant winner for its innovative program - Body Shift.
Recognized on a national level for excellent and groundbreaking programming, VSA Texas is specifically designed to serve per year 10,000 adults and children over age five who often face physical, social and attitudinal barriers to participation in the arts. Their goal is to...
May 02, 2016 - Member Spotlight
Dina Mavridis is an enthusiastic, spirited, Impact Austin leader who has made a big impact of her own with our younger generation of philanthropists!
Dina, how did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?
"I heard about Impact Austin through Melissa Gray in 2003. She invited me to a coffee at Rebecca Powers’ home, and after hearing...
April 29, 2016 - Grants
Impact Austin is proud to announce that through the work of our Grant Review Committees, we have arrived at our Finalists in each Grant Category for 2016.
On June 6th, at the Annual Meeting of Impact Austin, hundreds of members will have hard choices to make. They will hear one last time from the finalists in four focus areas and this year's Catalyst Grant and...