"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean."
- Ryunosuke Satoro (WRITER)
Click image to join now so that you have the opportunity to participate on a Grant Review
(space will be limited - GRC sign up begins 11/1)
2020-2021 Grant Cycle will open on August 17.
We are focusing exclusively on nonprofits that are headquartered and operate in the suburban Chicago Metropolitan area (outside the Chicago city limits) and encourage any interested nonprofits to apply.
GRC sign up for dues paid members will begin on November 1, 2020.
Corporate Sponsors Welcome!
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Local businesses are able to show their support for Impact 100 Chicago through a sponsorship of up to 5 female employees per year.
In addition to the employees having an annual membership to Impact 100 Chicago, we will highlight the Corporate Sponsor on our website as a business partner. All it takes is a minimum sponsorship of at least three female employees. Yearly Corporate Sponsorship for Impact 100 Chicago is $1000 per Employee Member sponsored (limited to 5 women).
If you know of any businesses that might be interested in participating contact
Shelter, Inc. - 2018 Impact Grant Winner - featured in Daily Herald
Shelter, Inc. (
https://shelter-inc.org/) located in Arlington Heights won our 2018 Impact Grant of $100,000 and continues to help youth & adolescents in abusive relationships. They were featured in a July article in the Daily Herald and Patricia Cinquini, Shelter's communications & grants manager reported that "thanks to our courageous essential workers, all of our programs have remained open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The majority of those we serve are low-income and have been devastated by the COVID-19 crisis. Thanks to our caring community, Shelter has been able to provide critical items and assistance to those in need."