June Newsletter 2019
Meet the Finalists Registration is now LIVE!
It’s finally time to meet 2019 Nonprofit Grant Finalists! Please join us Thursday, June 27th for the announcement at Ohio Valley Voices (2017 Grant Recipient). It is sure to be an exciting and uplifting evening as we learn about initiatives that our nonprofit community is planning to transform our region.

Impact 100 Earned a
2019 Gold Seal of Transparency
Impact 100 earned a 2019 Gold Seal on GuideStar! Our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth information about Impact’s goals, strategies, capabilities, & progress. Did you know? Foundation Center & GuideStar (the world’s largest source of info on nonprofits) have joined forces to become Candid .

Gardens, Chickens and (Soon!) a Solar Greenhouse – Lighthouse Youth & Family Services in Madisonville
A visit to the site of the Agricultural Learning Center (2017 Grant Recipient), consisting of a solar greenhouse, aquaponics for raising fish, and an experiential learning space, under construction in Madisonville, turned out to be so much more…

Member Spotlight: Casey Ruschman
Members are the heart and soul of Impact 100! Here’s an opportunity to learn more about 1 of the 500+ members in our organization, who will - for the first time - get to vote on Grant Recipients with her mom!

President's Message
The 2019 Grant Review Process is near completion! Thanks to the 150 Focus Area Committee members who have completed their site visits, chosen finalists, and passed these along to CIRC (Community Investment Review Committee) to verify their viability. Here is the "Cliffs Notes" version of what's happening with Impact 100's to catch you up to speed.

Support Impact 100 While Shopping
Have you ever wondered how Impact 100 operates if 100% of your contribution goes to the nonprofit grant pool? We raise additional dollars! Thanks to our 110% members, Sponsors, and Funders who help us. We have two easy ways to support Impact 100 by doing the things you normally do – shopping at Amazon and Kroger!

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Join the 5 Star Club!
The 5 Star Club has many ways to thank you for bringing the story of Impact 100 to new faces! If you’d like a FREE guest ticket to the Annual Awards Celebration, simply be one of the first 40 members to renew your Impact 100 membership for 2020 HERE by 6/30/19 ! Don’t forget to check out the Spread the Word events starting on 6/5 as another great way to introduce friends!

New Members: Many Ways to Connect!
Are you newer to Impact 100….in your first or second year? We want to meet you at our Meet the Finalists event on June 27th. We’ll have a separate space just for you. Come say hi under the balloons!
Also, keep an eye on your inbox for New Member Connections. These are casual coffee or lunch dates, hosted by an experienced member, limited to six women, where newer members can connect in a smaller setting.

We look forward to meeting you! Email any questions to  membership@impact100.org

Great Start to the Equity Journey
Our journey to become a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization has launched. Since January, we created a strategic plan and hosted two major events: the April 30th EDU Event and a Diversity Mixer. DEI Meetings are scheduled the fourth Thursday at 4:00 p.m.

Read More using the links below:

July 11: Spread the Word (Rookwood)
July 24: Spread the Word (Symmes)
August 3: Spread the Word (Downtown) - Special event! Details coming soon.
August 22: Spread the Word (Downtown)
September 7: Spread the Word (Clifton)
September 12: Annual Awards Celebration (Music Hall)
October 3: Spread the Word (Loveland)
November 12: Spread the Word (Kenwood)
December 3: Giving Tuesday

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