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February 26, 2017 - Event Recap

Join Amplify Austin and Impact Austin!

Join Amplify Austin and Impact Austin!

Amplify Austin is taking place next week from 6 pm March 2 to 6 pm March 3, 2017.

This annual, online, city-wide day of giving provides an easy and fun way to give to the causes we all love and admire. And the results have been spectacular! Over the past four years Amplify Austin has raised over $24.7 million for hundreds of local organizations. In 2016 alone,...

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June 27, 2016 - Event Recap, Membership

Congratulations to Julianne Shively!

Congratulations to Julianne Shively!

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!

 

Donna...

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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 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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October 24, 2015 - Event Recap, Impact Through Involvement

Impact Austin and Rebekah Bonde are in the News

Impact Austin and Rebekah Bonde are in the News

Several members of Impact Austin recently attended the Women’s Collective Giving Grantmakers Network (WCGN) conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.

They had a fabulous time, connected with and learned from women’s philanthropy groups throughout the nation, and made meaningful friendships.

Impact Austin Board President, Rebekah Bonde, reflected on this...

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September 30, 2015 - Event Recap

Designing Women! – Impact Austin Member Recruitment Event

Designing Women! – Impact Austin Member Recruitment Event

Impact Austin members, their friends, and prospective members gathered at Design With Consignment on September 14th for a member recruitment event.

Our hostess, owner Lisa Gaynor, graciously rolled out the red carpet for us, with food and wine and amazing hospitality. We took this opportunity to learn about Lisa and her business and also welcomed her as a new...

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August 24, 2015 - Event Recap, Save the Date

Impact Austin Night at the Paramount Was a Hit!

Impact Austin Night at the Paramount Was a Hit!

Thursday, August 20, 2015 and Impact Austin is on the marquee of the Paramount Theatre downtown.

Our members and their invited guests gathered at 6:00pm in the lounge of this historic theatre to sip cocktails, chat, and to learn a little more about Impact Austin.

Executive Director, Donna Benson-Chan introduced our community partner, Jim Ritts, CEO/Executive...

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June 23, 2015 - Event Recap, Grants

Impact Austin Awards $450,000 to Six Community Partners

Impact Austin Awards $450,000 to Six Community Partners

Impact Austin, one of the largest women’s philanthropy organizations in the United States, announced the recipient of its first-ever $50,000 catalyst grant and its five, traditional $80,000 high-impact program grants at their Annual Meeting on June 8, 2015. The six 2015 Community Partner grants total more than $450,000, bringing the organization’s total...

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April 22, 2015 - Event Recap

“Where Impact Intersects” – IMPACT-edu Talking Series Recap

“Where Impact Intersects” – IMPACT-edu Talking Series Recap

On April 16th, 2015, members met to hear from Community Partners in an ongoing Impact Austin Talking Series: “Where Impact Intersects.”

It's hard to live in a house with a faulty foundation.  

You end up running to patch one thing after another just to keep things together over the years. And that's exactly how non-profits have had to operate; they open their...

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January 12, 2015 - Event Recap, Grants

Highlight on Austin’s Needs - Discovery Day Recap

Highlight on Austin’s Needs - Discovery Day Recap

In November, Impact Austin hosted a group of A-List celebrities of the information kind. 

When you get people like Libby Doggett, Rich Froeschel, Robert Faires and others in a room, you just know you are going to hear and see something special.

In past years, only the attendees got to hear the presentations, which delve into each of Impact Austin’s focus areas,...

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