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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...
November 04, 2015 - Event Recap, Grants
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...
October 24, 2015 - Event Recap, Impact Through Involvement
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...
September 30, 2015 - Event Recap
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...