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February 26, 2018 - Grants, Member Spotlight
“The Grant Review Committees (GRCs) are really the heart of the organization,” says Marla Whelan, Impact Austin Grant Coordinator.
Meet Marla and learn more about her and her journey with Impact Austin’s Grant Review Committees in this member spotlight interview!
Marla, how did you hear about Impact Austin and why did you decide to join?
“I retired, and I was...
February 20, 2018 - Grants, Impact Through Involvement, Membership
We were thrilled to see the recent article Michael Barnes of the Austin American-Statesman wrote about four Impact Austin members who have taken their philanthropic learning to the next level.
You can read Mr. Barnes’ article here.
Impact Austin leadership has always known that advanced philanthropy is a benefit of becoming a member and being involved in the...
October 05, 2017 - Grants, Organizational Update
If you are an Impact Austin member, this information may be familiar to you since it was in the September E-Newsletter, but we know not everyone gets or reads the newsletter and we often need to hear news from several different sources!
Impact Austin is excited to announce a change to our grantmaking process that will enable all qualified nonprofits to apply for...
March 31, 2017 - Grants
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...
June 07, 2016 - Grants
The ballots are counted, the votes are in, and it is our pleasure to announce the 2016 Grant Winners, chosen at Impact Austin's Annual Meeting last night.CATALYST GRANT- $50,000 LifeWorks - LifeWorks Counseling Division: Funding Sustainability
PROGRAM GRANTS - $94,000 each CULTURE The Arc of the Capital Area - The Arc of the Arts...
April 29, 2016 - Grants
Impact Austin is proud to announce that through the work of our Grant Review Committees, we have arrived at our Finalists in each Grant Category for 2016.
On June 6th, at the Annual Meeting of Impact Austin, hundreds of members will have hard choices to make. They will hear one last time from the finalists in four focus areas and this year's Catalyst Grant and...
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...
January 29, 2016 - Grants
122 Impact Austin Grant Review Committee members have been busy the past few weeks reading, researching and analyzing the over 90 Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) received this year in these four areas.
Impact Austin has invited the following 23 organizations to submit full grant applications in the Culture, Education, Environment and Family focus areas for 2016 and a...
January 25, 2016 - Grants
Members of Impact Austin have begun the incredible process that plays a pivotal role in the success of this collective giving organization.
The Grant Review Committees have formed, the meetings have been scheduled and all of these volunteers and more will work together to produce ten amazing finalists for the entire membership to vote on in June 2016!