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Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis strives to award high impact grants of $100,000 or more to at least one nonprofit in our community in one or more of the five focus areas. The amount of funds we have to award will be determined in January of each year and is based on the amount of money donated through memberships, Scholarship and other donations to that year’s grant pool. We use a four-step grant application process (Letter of Intent, Full Application, Site Visit and Finalist Presentation to Members) led by volunteer Impact members who winnow down the applicant pool in each of our focus areas. The recipient(s) will be announced at the Impact 100 Annual Celebration in June.

We do not accept grant requests outside of our annual review process. Links to online forms will be posted as they are finalized. Be certain to carefully review the four-step grant application process to fully understand how our grant process works and which forms nonprofits must complete by the deadlines indicated. Please contact us at if you have any questions or concerns.

Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis welcomes proposals from an organization classified as a public charity with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for supporting organizations.

Timeline for 2024 Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis Grants

October 25, 2023: Link to complete a LOI (Letter of Intent) opens on our website and email sent to nonprofits on our contact list (sign up here).

November 8, 2023: Link for 2024 Members to sign up to serve on a Focus Area Committee (FAC) opens on our website.

November 2023: Details TBA: Nonprofit Information Session: Nonprofits in Central Indiana (Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, Hendricks, and Boone Counties) are invited to attend one of two informational meetings to learn more about our process.

December 2023: Exact date TBA: LOIs due by 5:00 pm. We recommend you attend one of the November Nonprofit Information Sessions (see above).

February 2024: Exact date TBA: Nonprofits notified if their LOI has been approved by a Focus Area Committee. Those with approved LOIs will be sent a link to the 2024 Grant Application form.

March 2024: Exact date TBA: Full grant applications due (note: unsolicited grant applications are destroyed without review).

April 2024: Exact dates TBA: Nonprofit “Site” Visits

May 2024: Exact date TBA: The Focus Area Committees announce their Change Maker Finalists.

June 11, 2024: Annual Awards Celebration with Presentations by the 2024 Grant Finalists, followed by the Membership Vote and the announcement of the 2024 Change-Makers! 

The 2023 FAC meeting schedule can be found here. (2024 Schedule to be announced soon)