Impact100 Genesee County announces inaugural grant of $57,000 — applications are now open

FLINT, Michigan — The new women’s collective giving organization Impact100 Genesee County recently announced its inaugural grant application which opened on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Dedicated to bringing together a diverse array of women who are passionate about philanthropy, Impact100 Genesee County is inviting nonprofit organizations to apply for a substantial grant of $57,000.

This grant is designated for a single nonprofit organization and underscores Impact100 Genesee County's commitment to driving positive change and bolstering impactful initiatives within the community.

Members of Impact100 Genesee County, each contributing $1,000 or more annually, collaborate to pool their resources and fund high-impact grants across five crucial areas:
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children, Families, and Seniors
  • Education
  • Environment, Recreation, and Animal Welfare
  • Health and Wellness

Nonprofit organizations aiming to qualify for the grant must meet specific criteria, including:
  • Holding tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Operating independently without a financial sponsor (with local affiliates eligible to apply under the 501(c)(3) of the national organization)
  • Being situated within Genesee County
  • Providing at least two full years of financial statements
  • Maintaining an annual operating budget below $5,000,000
The grant application deadline is set for May 10, 2024. For more details on the grant application process and eligibility criteria, interested parties are encouraged to visit the official Impact100 Genesee County website here.

Following the application review process, five finalists for the grant will be unveiled by the end of August. The ultimate recipient will be determined through a voting process by members during the annual 'Big Give' event scheduled for September 26, 2024, at the Flint Farmers' Market.

For more information about Impact100 Genesee County and the grant process, visit:
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