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August 07, 2017 - Member Spotlight, Membership

Introducing Our New Members

Introducing Our New Members

Welcome to a continuing series that introduces you to some of our new members who have joined for FY2018. If you are interested in being highlighted, please contact us and your Impact Austin blog editor will respond to you with the details.Send your email to contact@impactaustin.org and be sure to indicate that it is a New Member Highlight Inquiry.

Here are some...

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August 01, 2017 - Member Spotlight, Membership

Introducing Our New Members

Introducing Our New Members

Welcome to a series we are beginning that introduces you to some of our new members who have joined for FY2018. If you are interested in being highlighted, please contact us and your Impact Austin blog editor will respond to you with the details. Send your email to contact@impactaustin.org and be sure to indicate that it is a New Member Highlight Inquiry.

We are...

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July 28, 2017 - Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight on Judi McCarthy

Member Spotlight on Judi McCarthy

I came to Impact Austin in a roundabout way.  It’s a byzantine path; bear with me. A kindly acquaintance from my former community of Bakersfield, California – but who’d moved to Overland Park, Kansas - connected me with her San Antonio friend, who invited me for lunch in Blanco to encourage me in my move to Austin.  That generous lady shared how Impact San...

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June 30, 2017 - Event Recap

The Joy of Impact Austin Grantmaking

The Joy of Impact Austin Grantmaking

Enjoy the bright smiles of Impact Austin’s 2017 Grant Winners and the many Impact Austin members who gathered at City Hall on June 14th to cheer them on!

Austin’s Mayor Steve Adler and City Council Member Alison Alter (also an Impact Austin member!) welcomed us to the chambers with wit and warmth.

 

 

Impact Austin’s interim Executive Director, Lisa...

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June 28, 2017 - Member Spotlight

Maximizing My Impact Austin Membership

Maximizing My Impact Austin Membership

Impact Austin introduces a new series of blogs written by Impact Austin Members and sharing their personal stories. If you have a story you would like to share, contact us at contact@impactaustin.org and ask to be connected with the blog editor. We would love to hear from you!

I joined Impact Austin nine years ago, and I've never been more satisfied with an...

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April 30, 2017 - Girls Giving Grants

Girls Giving Grants Members Hold Site Visits, Select 2017 Grantee

Girls Giving Grants Members Hold Site Visits, Select 2017 Grantee

By Askhara Anand, Junior LASA, g3 President Elect 2017-2018

Visiting worthy nonprofits and seeing the work they do in person is one of the most rewarding experiences I have had in my three years as a member of Girls Giving Grants (g3). The Girls Giving Grants process of awarding a grant starts off with reading a multitude of applications in our review...

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April 28, 2017

Impact Austin Announces 2017 Grant Finalists

After four months of evaluation and deliberation, Impact Austin's Grant Review Committees have announced the two grant finalists from each category that will present their programs to the full membership at its Annual Meeting June 5. Those finalists include:

Culture Teatro Vivo, Teatro Vivo Young Artist Development The Contemporary Austin, Seeing Special...

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April 12, 2017 - Girls Giving Grants

g3 Announces New Scholarship Fund!

g3 Announces New Scholarship Fund!

By Emma Jane Hopper, Liberal Arts & Sciences Academy Junior and g3 President

Impact Austin’s youth initiative Girls Giving Grants (g3) has launched a new t-shirt fundraising campaign to provide scholarships for girls wanting to take part in the group but unable to contribute the $100 donation.

This new scholarship program will allow girls who otherwise could...

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March 31, 2017 - Grants

Impact Austin Announces Site Visits!

Following a series of meetings starting in January and extensive research and evaluation, Impact Austin’s Grant Review Committees have selected the following 15 nonprofits for site visits. These site visits are the final step in selecting the two finalists from each category that will have an opportunity to present their programs to the full Impact Austin...

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March 20, 2017 - Member Spotlight

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Lisa Apfelberg

Impact Austin Member Spotlight on Lisa Apfelberg

Lisa Apfelberg joined Impact Austin five short years ago but this active volunteer and nonprofit professional jumped in with both feet! She’s been an advisor to g3, served on a Grants Review Committee and most recently served on the Board of Directors.

How did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?  What year was it?
I heard about Impact...

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