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December 15, 2015 - Community Partner Spotlight

Following Up with ZACH Theatre – A Study of Success

Following Up with ZACH Theatre – A Study of Success

Kimberly Theodore Sidey, Associate Director of Development of ZACH Theatre touched base with us recently and shared some great news.

(ZACH's Arts Across the Curriculum program was an Impact Austin grant winner in 2013)

Kimberly said, “I am sending along the findings from the research study we had conducted on our Arts Across the Curriculum program. We have...

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December 07, 2015 - Organizational Update

Have a Happy Impact Austin Holiday!

Have a Happy Impact Austin Holiday!

The holiday season is here! What‘s your plan to honor the Impact Austin Woman in your life this year? Does she already have a 2016 Membership? (That is the best present of all, right?)

Whether she is a member or becoming one...

We have an idea that will fit the bill perfectly!

 

The Impact Austin Vintage Daisy Insignia

 

The Impact Austin Vintage Daisy...

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November 30, 2015 - Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Marisa Bushee

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Marisa Bushee

Marisa Bushee is a professional interior designer, a business woman, and a member of Impact Austin who is passionate about what the organization does, and doesn’t hesitate to tell others about it.

This is one of the characteristics that make her an outstanding Marketing Chair!

We asked how Marisa heard about Impact Austin and what inspired her to join.

“I...

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November 23, 2015 - Event Recap

Impact Austin Discovery Day - Event Recap

Impact Austin Discovery Day - Event Recap

Philanthropy education is an important service that we offer our members and at Impact Austin Discovery Day, we ask subject matter experts to share their Saturday morning with us and our invited guests to learn about the needs of Central Texas.

2015 Impact Discovery Day was November 14, and we thank the members of the Discovery Day Committee, led by Jane...

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November 16, 2015 - Community Partner Spotlight

Community Partner Spotlight on Samaritan Center

Community Partner Spotlight on Samaritan Center

In 2014, we granted $100,000 to Samaritan Center for their program, Integrated Health Care for a Healthier Community.

Check out this video highlighting their program! 

 

Samaritan Center's Impact Austin Award-Winning Program:

Integrated Health Care for a Healthier Community

The Samaritan Center’s mission is to provide professional counseling, integrative...

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November 12, 2015 - Membership

Drawing Still Open For a New Apple iWatch!

Drawing Still Open For a New Apple iWatch!

The end of our membership recruitment season is near (remember the drawing ends November 30!), and so we've added two more events to help members get to know each other better and introduce their friends to Impact Austin!  With more than $5 million given to local nonprofits, Impact Austin allows members  to make a meaningful impact in our community.

To build our...

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November 10, 2015 - Membership

Social Media for Impact Austin Members

Social Media for Impact Austin Members

Welcome to the wonderful world of social media!  You may be a founding member or you may have just joined yesterday, but you can be real force for Impact Austin in your everyday interactions online.

Let’s begin with Facebook.

First Step:  If you are on Facebook and have an account, search for Impact Austin’s Facebook page and click the “Like” button.  You will...

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November 04, 2015 - Event Recap, Grants

2015 Impact Austin Nonprofit Workshop

2015 Impact Austin Nonprofit Workshop

Education is a cornerstone of the Impact Austin experience, but it is not limited to our members.

The Austin area nonprofit community is offered the opportunity each fall to spend a morning learning the basics of Impact Austin's grants and any changes veteran applicants need to know about.

On November 19, 2015, eighty-five participants representing sixty-nine...

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November 02, 2015 - Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Spotlight on Shubhada Saxena

Impact Austin Spotlight on Shubhada Saxena

We asked Shubhada how she heard about Impact Austin and what inspired her to join.

“I heard about Impact Austin in 2012 from Sudha Thiruvengadam, whose parents-in-law had joined as senior citizen volunteers at an organization I founded called SAIVA (South Asians’ International Volunteer Association). Sudha is a neighbor of Impact Austin’s founder, Rebecca...

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October 26, 2015 - Membership, Save the Date

Calypso St. Barth-Domain and Miramar Dichoso!

Calypso St. Barth-Domain and Miramar Dichoso!

Do you have the upcoming Membership Recruitment Event at Calypso St. Barth in the Domain on your calendar for November 5th at 6:30pm? 

Here is one more reason to register and bring your friends!

The door prize for this free event will be 2 hours of fashion consulting with Miramar Dichoso!

Miramar Dichoso is a native New Yorker who got the idea as a little girl...

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