Impact 100 will accept grant applications in five focus areas: Arts, Culture & Preservation; Education; Environment & Animal Welfare; Family; and Health & Wellness. Each grant applicant must select only one focus area for grant consideration. Impact 100 will not provide guidance on selecting the appropriate focus area.
Grant applications will be accepted from nonprofits in the Greater Indianapolis area, including, Marion, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, Hendricks and Boone counties.
The five Impact 100 Greater Indianapolis focus areas committees will consider projects from nonprofits that examine the following subject areas (although this list is not meant to be comprehensive):
Arts, Culture & Preservation
The arts and culture committee will focus on charitable initiatives that cultivate, develop, educate, preserve, and enrich the theater, museums, both visual and performing arts and literary opportunities in Greater Indianapolis.
The education committee will focus on charitable initiatives that advance learning opportunities and improve education in Greater Indianapolis.
Environment & Animal Welfare
The environment committee will focus on charitable initiatives that (1) improve, enhance or restore the surroundings in the Greater Indianapolis area; (2) encourage research, public awareness and education relating to the environment; (3) promote conservation of our natural resources; (4) restore, preserve, revitalize or enhance recreational facilities, and/or (5) promote animal welfare.
The family committee will focus on charitable initiatives that strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families in Greater Indianapolis.
Health and Wellness
The health and wellness committee will focus on charitable initiatives that improve the mental and/or physical well being of people living in the Greater Indianapolis area.