June 04, 2019 - Newsroom

Impact Austin and Girls Giving Grants Award $408,800

Impact Austin and Girls Giving Grants Award $408,800 to Five Deserving Central Texas NonProfit Organizations

Nonprofit Announces New Social Innovation Grant to be Awarded in November

AUSTIN, TEXAS – June 4, 2019 – We are thrilled to announce that 510 women of Impact Austin and 88 girls of Girls Giving Grants (g3) are awarding four high-impact grants and one...

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May 05, 2019 - Newsroom

Impact Austin Selects Finalists for 2019 Grants

After four months of diligent review and deliberations, our Grant Review Committees have narrowed down 89 Program Grant submissions and 28 Catalyst Grant submissions to the following two finalists in each category. Each Impact Austin member will be invited to vote among these finalists for 2019 Community Partners. More information about the voting process and...

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April 26, 2019 - Newsroom, Newsroom, Press Releases

Girls Giving Grants Award Will Help Teens Exploited by Human Trafficking

AUSTIN, Texas – April 22, 2019 –Girls Giving Grants (g3), the youth initiative of Impact Austin, have voted to award its largest grant in its history, $8,800, to the Refuge for DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking).  g3 is comprised of 88 young women in grades 8 – 12, from 22 area schools,  who each donate $100 to create a meaningful grant and award it to a...

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March 29, 2019 - Newsroom

Impact Austin Selects Twelve Nonprofits for Site Visits

Members on Impact Austin's Grant Review Committees (GRCs) have notified the eighteen agencies applying for Program Grants and the seven agencies applying for the Catalyst Grant whether their grant is moving on to site visit or has been declined.  Following is a recap of the grants continuing in our process. Thank you to our GRC volunteer reviewers and leaders for...

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February 13, 2019 - Newsroom

Seven Nonprofits Invited to the Next Stage of Catalyst Grant Review

Members of Impact Austin's Catalyst Grant Review Committee have completed first-round assessments of proposals from 28 nonprofit organizations. Of these, seven have been selected for the next stage in the review process.

The proposals moving forward are listed here. After deep-dive review, this list will be further narrowed down for site visits conducted in...

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February 11, 2019 - Newsroom, Newsroom

Girls Giving Grants Select Two Grant Finalists

Girls Giving Grants (g3), the youth initiative of Impact Austin, met February 10 to further narrow the focus for their $8,800 grant. From 42 applications received in the fall, g3 members selected 7 semi-finalists for in-depth review in January. Seven teams made presentations and advocated for each semi-finalist, and the following two organizations were chosen for...

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February 11, 2019 - Newsroom

18 Nonprofits Invited to Submit Impact Austin Program Grant Proposals

Members of three Impact Austin Grant Review Committees have narrowed down 89 Letters of Inquiry to 18 nonprofits that have been invited to submit full Program Grant proposals. Finalists in the three program areas of Community, Education, and Health & Well-Being are listed on our blog. Based on a deep-dive review of all proposals, this list will be further...

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November 01, 2018 - Newsroom

From personal to societal change: Two women looking to strengthen Austin

Pam Friedman was a Wall Street banker. Rebecca Powers built a successful sales career with IBM.

Often, they were the only women in the room. They learned how to be scrappy and resourceful – self-reliant. Read More HERE.

June 22, 2018 - Newsroom

Spectrum News: Austin Nonprofits Receive Grant from Women’s Collective

Please check out our feature on Spectrum News HERE.

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June 22, 2018 - Newsroom

Four area nonprofits will split $446,000 from Impact Austin: Austin American-Statesman