April 25, 2016 - Save the Date
It's Nearly Time to Cast Your Vote!
After a rigorous evaluation process conducted by our Grant Review Committee members, this is your chance to meet our nonprofit finalists personally. Join your Impact Austin friends to hear about their programs and help decide who will be getting this year's high-impact grants!
Monday June 6th 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dell...
April 21, 2016 - Girls Giving Grants
Girls Giving Grants is proud to announce the winner of its 2016 Grant, Casa Marianella.
Casa Marianella’s grant application proposed the following:
"Casa Marianella’s Posada Esperanza family shelter serves homeless immigrant women and children escaping violence in a cluster of renovated houses in a residential neighborhood in East Austin. The recent purchase of...
April 19, 2016 - Community Partner Spotlight
Our 2015 Family Grant winner, Catholic Charities of Central Texas, works to strengthen families by meeting the needs of the most vulnerable members of our community. Its Immigration Legal Services program provides legal assistance at minimal cost to individuals and families eligible to apply for immigration benefits, with a focus on family reunification.
April 18, 2016 - Organizational Update
The Board of Directors of Impact Austin is excited to announce the establishment of The Rebecca Warren Powers Endowment for Impact Austin.
At a recent luncheon that included Impact Austin leadership, founding members and long-time supporters, Rebecca Powers announced she was making the first private donation to the fund in honor of the five members who founded...
April 12, 2016 - Save the Date
Have you been thinking about making Impact Austin a part of your life? We welcome visitors and guests to learn more about collective giving, high impact community grant making, and to meet the amazing women of Impact Austin.
May is the beginning of our Community Membership Events, and YOU are invited!
Join us for tasty snacks, great wine and wonderful...
April 11, 2016 - IMPACT-edu
The financial statements for all nonprofits tell a story: Where they are, where they've been and where they're going. For those women who typically shy away from the Financial Review section of the grant review process, this 101 session will 'demystify' those statements and debunk some standard myths associated with overhead expenses.
Delivered via a panel...
April 04, 2016 - Member Spotlight
Rebekah Bonde is a brilliant woman who brings razor sharp intellect and analytical skills to everything she does. She has served as Impact Austin’s Board President for the past two years and we caught up with her on the run, as usual!
Rebekah, how did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?
"My husband and I moved to Austin in 2011. A...
April 01, 2016 - Grants
It is time for a special rite of spring at Impact Austin. After a winter’s work by the women of the Grant Review Committees (GRCs), the site visits are announced and groups of Impact Austin members go out for a trip to the nonprofit applicants they have identified as having the strongest program or project proposals.
Impact Austin site visits include interviews...
March 25, 2016 - Grants, Save the Date
As the Impact Austin grant year progresses and we get closer to the Annual Meeting in June where Finalists become Grant Winners, many people are getting excited and asking, “So, what happens next?”
The answer is…a great deal!
The Grant Review Committees (GRCs) have been evaluating the full grant applications from their chosen nonprofits, and are quickly coming...
March 21, 2016 - Volunteering
Collective giving is a powerful way to practice philanthropy. One of the benefits of gathering a group of philanthropic women together is that we also get to celebrate their community service accomplishments with them!
Kali´ Rourke is a long-time member and supporter of Impact Austin. She has filled many roles in the organization since joining in FY2005,...