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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 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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April 21, 2016 - Girls Giving Grants

Girls Giving Grants Announces 2016 Grant Winner

Girls Giving Grants Announces 2016 Grant Winner

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...

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February 22, 2016 - Girls Giving Grants

Girls Giving Grants (g3) Chooses 2016 Finalists

Girls Giving Grants (g3) Chooses 2016 Finalists

Impact Austin is committed to developing the next generation of women in philanthropy, and they are called Girls Giving Grants (g3)!  

Under the leadership of g3 Chair, Ami Kane, 70 young women who are in 8th-12th grade earned and pooled $100 each to form a $7,000 grant to give to a local nonprofit. 

Then the grant requests came pouring in!

From a pool of 37...

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August 10, 2015 - Girls Giving Grants, Membership

Latest News from Girls Giving Grants (g3)

Latest News from Girls Giving Grants (g3)

Girls Giving Grants (g3) has had a very busy summer and great things are happening for them. The Girls' School of Austin has generously offered in-kind meeting space, and so g3 will be gathering at the GSA campus this year. Thank you, Girls’ School of Austin!

But that isn’t the end of the good news! G3 is recruiting for its upcoming grant year, and now is the...

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May 11, 2015 - Girls Giving Grants

Girls Giving Grants Awards $6,000 to Austin Diaper Bank

Girls Giving Grants Awards $6,000 to Austin Diaper Bank

On April 29, 2015, Girls Giving Grants (g3) presented Austin Diaper Bank with a $6,000 grant. Executive Director Beverly Hamilton accepted the award on behalf of the organization at the check ceremony. 

This year, twenty-five organizations applied for g3’s grant, and after careful analysis, group presentations, and site visits to the finalists, the girls of g3...

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January 26, 2015 - Girls Giving Grants

Girls Giving Grants Announce Semi-Finalists

Girls Giving Grants Announce Semi-Finalists

Girls Giving Grants (g3) received 25 grant applications this year from Austin area community partners. They recently narrowed down their choices to six semi-finalists; one per application review committee. 

 

The semi-finalists are:

~Austin Diaper Bank - to raise 250,000 diapers or 33,000 days of diaper changes

~Urban Roots - Hunger Relief Initiative, where...

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December 01, 2014 - Girls Giving Grants

Girls Giving Grants - 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Girls Giving Grants - 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Girls Giving Grants (g3) is ten years old! To celebrate this milestone, g3 members and alumni, Impact Austin members, past grant recipients and friends are invited to a 10 Year Anniversary party at noon, Saturday, December 20th, at the Dell Children’s Medical Center. 

Many people have been instrumental in making g3 such a successful organization over the years,...

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