Earlier this year, members and nonprofit grant recipients were asked what made Impact 100 special or unique to them. It was these very words that created Mayor John Cranley’s Proclamation while handing the Keys to the City to Impact 100 at the Annual Awards Celebration.
As part of its campaign to strengthen, expand and diversify the movement of North American giving circles, a group of giving circle networks and leaders made 13 microgrants to a diverse set of collective giving organizations. Impact 100 Greater Cincinnati received funds to establish a vehicle for planned giving and develop an “Equity Champion Certificate.”
Wave Pool's "The Welcome Project" has been undergoing rapid transformation and expansion since receiving an Impact 100 award in the fall of 2018. Guatemalan immigrant and artist Erika Allen has taken on the role of managing the storefront and building connections with refugee and immigrant communities all over the city through art and food.
Think: book club without having to read anything. Add in: a social change and personal transformation twist to live more fully. Women Together.....Changing Lives. Join for this three-part series in November, December, and January.
Believe it or not, we are ready to begin our next grant cycle this month as we hold information sessions for nonprofit agencies interested in applying for a grant from Impact 100. In order to continue funding these grants we are welcoming members for 2020 as well!
Have fun this fall with friends at Impact 100 events!
Time for hearing about an amazing non-profit and making an Impact on a friend? Join us this fall for some great member activities focused on spreading the great word of Impact 100! Our next events are 10/3 and 10/8 – hope to see you there.