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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 grants@impact100indy.org 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 2023 Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis Grants

October 25, 2022: link to complete a LOI (Letter of Intent) opens on our website.

December 6, 2022: Nonprofit Information Session: Nonprofits in Central Indiana (Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, Hendricks, and Boone Counties) are invited to attend an informational meeting to learn more about our process via Zoom on December 6 at 12pm (noon). You must RSVP to attend and receive the Zoom link – click here to make that RSVP.

January 13, 2023 – LOIs due by 5:00 pm. We recommend you attend one of the December Nonprofit Information Sessions (see above). Click here to access the LOI Form. (available October 25, 2022).

February 20, 2023 – Nonprofits notified if their LOI has been approved by a Focus Area Committee. Those with approved LOIs will be sent a link to the 2023 Grant Application form.

March 17, 2023 – Full grant applications due (note: unsolicited grant applications are destroyed without review).

April 24-May 5, 2023 – Nonprofit “Site” Visits–these will be done virtually if it is unsafe to visit the sites in person.

May 9, 2023 – The Focus Area Committees announce their Change Maker Finalist.

June 13, 2023 – Annual Awards Celebration with Presentations by the 2023 Grant Finalists, followed by the Membership Vote and the announcement of the 2023 Change-Makers! 

The 2023 FAC meeting schedule can be found here.

Click here for information on Board Committees.