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January 30, 2019 - Event Recap
Saturday, January 12 was a powerful day of learning and connecting for the 150 women who attended Impact Austin Discovery Day. In case you couldn’t make it to the event, here are some highlights of what you missed.
1. We heard from information-rich panels with experts in the areas of diversity and inclusion sharing their valuable knowledge and helping us...
January 16, 2019 - Event Recap, Impact Through Involvement, IMPACT-edu
Discovery Day attendees were wowed and inspired by Toya Cirica Bell’s keynote presentation on January 12, 2019. Her timing was key, as Impact Austin just launched a Strategic Plan that calls for diversity and inclusion among our membership, our Community Partners, and the Central Texas neighbors we impact with grant funding.
In our first 15 years, Impact Austin...
December 17, 2018 - Event Recap
Keynote speaker Toya Cirica Bell will discuss the power of elevating diversity and ensuring Inclusion in philanthropy during her presentation after the two panels at Discovery Day on January 12, 2019. She draws on a deep well of experience in this area as you can see from her bio below. REGISTER HERE for Discovery Day on January 12.
Toya Cirica Bell
June 11, 2018 - Event Recap
Members, Community Partners, Friends, and Fans gathered together June 11, 2018, at Austin's City Hall Chambers to celebrate a special Impact Austin Tradition. Our Check Award Ceremony is held each year after the Annual Meeting where our Community Partners for the coming year are elected.
This year, we started out with a series of interviews of our 2018...
May 08, 2018 - Event Recap
Authors: Rebecca Powers and Judi McCarthy
HONORING MILESTONE MEMBERS
As part of our 15 the anniversary year, we’re rolling out a new tradition at the Annual Meeting. We’ll be honoring our Milestone Members for their 5, 10, and 15 years of philanthropy with Impact Austin. These women have helped to shepherd our organization to its 15 the anniversary with their...
September 23, 2017 - Event Recap, Organizational Update
Impact Austin women gathered on September 6, 2017, at Alamo Drafthouse on South Lamar to meet best-selling author, Caroline Miller and learn more about “GETTING grit… the Evidence-based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose.”
Over 100 potential members were in attendance and several said, “Count Me In!” that night!
Impact Austin is starting...
June 30, 2017 - Event Recap
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...
February 26, 2017 - Event Recap
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,...
June 27, 2016 - Event Recap, Membership
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!
November 23, 2015 - 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...