Since its inception in 2001, Impact 100 has awarded over $3,200,000 to Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky nonprofits. Our 2016 membership total is 463 members, and this September we will award four grants of $101,500 each.
In 2015, after the voting during our Annual Awards Celebration in September, we awarded four grants of $101,000 each to Freestore Foodbank, Activities Beyond the Classroom, May We Help and SELF.
Our Grant Focus Areas:
Culture – The Culture Committee focuses on charitable initiatives that cultivate, develop, educate and improve the cultural climate in Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky. Past nominees include Visionaries and Voices, Media Bridges, the Touchstone Project, Elementz, ArtWorks and YWCA of Greater Cincinnati.
Education – The Education Committee focuses on charitable initiatives that further the ability to educate and improve education in Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky. Past nominees include Beech Acres, the Urban Learning Center, W.E.B. DuBois Academy, Project Connect Homeless Children’s Fund, Economic Center for Education & Research, and IKRON.
Environment, Preservation, & Recreation – The Environment, Preservation and Recreation Committee focuses on charitable initiatives that preserve, enhance, revitalize or restore facilities and surroundings in the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky area. Past nominees include the the Work Resource Center, Nu-Blend Paints, Community Views Renter Equity (a joint project of Over-the-Rhine Housing Network and Cornerstone Community Loan Fund), Working in Neighborhoods, Greater Cincinnati Civic Garden Center, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful, Ensemble Theater, and Working in Neighborhoods.
Family – The Family Committee focuses on charitable initiatives that strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families in Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky. Past nominees include Lighthouse Youth Services, Cincinnati Cooks!, The Women’s Connection, The Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky, Cincinnati Works, FreeStore/FoodBank and Dress for Success Cincinnati.
Health & Wellness – The Health & Wellness Committee focuses on charitable initiatives that positively impact the mental or physical health and wellness of the people in Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky. Past nominees include Greater Cincinnati Oral Health Council (McMicken Dental Clinic), Tender Mercies, Redwood School and Rehabilitation Center, Genesis Men’s Program, the Cincinnati Health Network, LifeCenter Organ Donor Network, Council on Aging and Stepping Stones Center.
Members’ privacy and protection of their information is of the utmost importance. Consequently, the membership list or affiliated information will not be circulated for commercial purposes.
Our Form 990: