Our Community Impact

Each year, 100% of membership dollars fund transformational grants awarded to nonprofits in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Eastern Indiana in the following focus areas: Culture; Education; Family; Health & Wellness; and Environment, Preservation, & Recreation.  This is a list of our nonprofit partners who are the real champions!  Please learn about Impact 100 grant recipients, their goals, and outcomes impacting our region below.



Expand the Community Navigator Program to serve an additional 100 families, creating opportunities for refugees to thrive through native language support and connections to existing resources – tailoring support to each unique refugee family.


Youth Jazz Cincinnati

Provide an after-school intensive program of FREE music education with an emphasis on jazz and performance opportunities in partnership with Cincinnati Public Schools, adding ~100+ new racially and economically diverse students to the program.


New Life Furniture Bank

Expanding capacity to turn empty houses into homes by purchasing new and gently used trucks to furnish more homes for families, thereby increasing dignity, supporting productive lives, and enhancing mental and physical development of children.


Women Helping Women

Ensure survivors in Hamilton County receive immediate trauma-informed care on-scene, disrupting typical barriers and strengthening support to survivors to access services and develop a plan for safety to reduce re-victimization and, ultimately, prevent domestic violence homicide.


Changing Gears

Build a fleet of additional leased vehicles to CityLink training graduates starting new jobs, to solve the transportation dilemma of how to get a job without a car, and how to get a car without a job.


Wave Pool

Project: Wave Pool Grant Award: $104,000 Renovate a space for instruction, handmade product sales, and fresh produce in a food desert while empowering marginalized,


La Soupe

Project: La Soupe Grant Award: $104,000 Purchase five pieces of vital equipment to expand current capacity and substantially increase the ability to process the