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News & Events

2019 GRANTS UPDATE

Excitement is building!  New Program Grants totaling $300,000; the $100,000 Catalyst Grant; and g3’s largest award to date. Which organizations are progressing to site visits? 

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All Grant Review Committees are deep into their application review processes.  Here are updates of their work. 

PROGRAM GRANTS 

As of the December 12 deadline, Impact Austin had received 89 Letters of Inquiry for three Program Grants of $100,000 each. From these, eighteen organizations were invited on February 1 to submit full proposals in the areas of Community, Education, or Health & Well-Being. Three organizations in each category that are moving forward to site visits in April are identified HERE.

CATALYST GRANT 

On December 12, Impact Austin received 28 full proposal requests for the $100,000 Catalyst Grant.  After first-round reviews, seven organizations were selected for the next stage of review, and now three of those have been selected for site visits in April. Click HERE to see which nonprofits and programs are under consideration.

g3 AWARD 

Our youth initiative Girls Giving Grants will award its largest grant ever this year: $8,800. They received 42 applications for funding on November 9, and seven semi-finalists were identified in January. g3 made group presentations to advocate for each of the seven semi-finalists, and they chose their two finalists in early February. Site visits will be made in April and the grantee selected that same month.  

Finalists for the g3 grant are Big Love Cancer Care and The Refuge for DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking).  Read more in our Newsroom

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HANDS-ON OPPORTUNITIES

What’s your volunteer superpower? We know how to use it!

Each Impact Austin member has the right to be as hands-involved –or not –as she pleases. But each also has talents and skills, and our organization is better because of them! Here are just a few ways to volunteer within Impact Austin.

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JOIN A COMMITTEE – Every committee is accepting new volunteers. Some (like Grants and g3) work on a fixed schedule. Others can use new members all year.  Reach out! 

HELP COORDINATE AN EVENT – Whether you’re scouting locations for member events, co-chairing the Annual Meeting, finding speakers for Discovery Day, or helping with setup and decorations, each event needs volunteers to make it happen. 

RECRUIT NEW MEMBERS – The Member Journey Committee welcomes new hosts for recruitment events in homes, workplaces, and interesting venues we might not yet have considered!  

MEMBER EXPANSION – Help Impact Austin take our message to more women and community groups. Explore our Diversity Equity and Inclusion initiative. 

INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION – Girls Giving Grants needs advisors and drivers for 2019-2020. 

LEND YOUR TECH SKILLS – The Technology Committee has a project for you!  

These opportunities and more await your time and talents. Submit our volunteer form - even if you don’t see the perfect place for your skills – and we’ll be in touch!