Key Dates

Through May 31: Donations for the 2022 Wine Pull and Dash to DIne at the Annual Celebration on June 14 are needed. Click here for more information and how you can help make these activities a success!

Through May 31: Early Bird tickets to the June 14 Annual Awards Celebration are $60. Price goes up to $75 on June 1. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

April 27-May 8, 2022, Nonprofit Site Visits: Nonprofit Site Visits may be done virtually if it is unsafe to visit the sites in person.

May 12, 2022, 5:30pm, Members Only, The Focus Area Committees announce their Change Maker Finalists at the Big Reveal Finalists Celebration at The Parks Alliance at Riverside Park, 3001 N White River Pkwy W Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46222. The Parks Alliance (formerly The Indianapolis Parks Foundation) was the 2015 Change Maker Grant recipient for the Indy Urban Acres urban farms. Click here for more information and to RSVP. (Note: an April 4 email incorrectly stated this event would be at The Pavilion at Riverside Park).

June 14, 2022: The 17th Annual Awards Celebration with presentations by the 2022 Grant Finalists, followed by the Membership Vote and the announcement of the 2022 Change-Makers! Open to guests. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets. You can also visit the Annual Celebration page.

Members unable to attend the event should Click here and then click the Tickets button to select “Member Absentee Ballot Request” (bottom of the ticket list). There is more detailed information on Absentee Voting on the Annual Celebration page.

Interested in Knowing More?

Invitations to our events are sent out a few weeks prior to the event, and each invitation provides a method to RSVP. If an event is open to the public, a link to the RSVP page will be included with the information above. The best way to be on our invitation list is to sign up for our newsletter. To ensure you are on our invitation list for a specific event, or ask questions, please send an email to impact100indy@gmail.com

Annual Calendar

To better understand our program, here is a basic overview of a typical year. It starts with June because that is the both the end and the beginning of our grant making.

June

  • Our Annual Awards Celebration with presentations by the nonprofits competing for our annual $100,000 grant. These presentations are followed by the Membership Vote and the announcement of the grant recipients. Keep an eye on the Annual Celebration page to keep yourself updated on planning for the current event and an overview of the previous one(s).
  • Membership enrollment unofficially begins at the Annual Celebration with prizes to members joining at the Celebration.

July

  • Vacation Month, no activities while the Board and members enjoy the summer.

August

  • Board Orientation
  • Committee Chair transitions

September

  • Official Membership Kickoff Event (location and timing varies)

October

  • Meet the Grant Recipients Event with this year’s grant recipients presenting how they are implementing their grant.
  • Scholarship Applications are made available.

November

  • Educational event featuring one or more past recipients.

December

  • Nonprofit Workshop for nonprofits interested in learning more about our grants and granting processes. There will be previous grant recipients as well as representatives from Impact 100 providing information and answering questions. Since we are an all-volunteer organization and it is difficult for us to respond quickly to individual questions, it is highly recommended that interested nonprofits attend this short workshop.
  • Holiday Party, with a method of Giving Back to previous grant recipient(s).
  • Scholarship Recipients are announced.
  • Deadline for members to register to serve on a Focus Area Committee (FAC) comes within the first week of December.
  • December 31 is the official deadline for registering for next year’s membership.

January

  • New Member Welcome/Orientation Event
  • Deadline for Letter of Intent is within the first two weeks of January. See the current Granting Calendar for more information.
  • First Focus Area Committee meetings to train FAC members and ensure they understand and agree to our Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest policies.

February

  • Second Focus Area Committee meetings to review Letters of Intent (LOIs)
  • Nonprofits notified if their Letter of Intent has been approved by a Focus Area Committee. Those with approved LOIs will be sent a link to the 2022 Grant Application form. New Member Welcome/Orientation Event.

March

  • Nonprofits asked to submit a full grant application must do so by the March deadline date. (Note: unsolicited grant applications are destroyed without review). See the current Granting Calendar for more information.

April

May

  • The Big Reveal with Focus Area Committees announcing the nonprofit they have selected to be their applicant for the $100,000 grant. See the current Granting Calendar for more information.
  • Change Maker Finalists Reception where the selected nonprofits learn more about their

June

  • Our Annual Awards Celebration with presentations by the nonprofits competing for our annual $100,000 grant. These presentations are followed by the Membership Vote and the announcement of the grant recipients. Keep an eye on the Annual Celebration page to keep yourself updated on planning for the current event and an overview of the previous one(s).

Interested in more information?

Invitations to our events are sent out a few weeks prior to the event, and each invitation provides a method to RSVP. The best way to be on our invitation list is to sign up for our newsletter. To ensure you are on our invitation list for a specific event, or ask questions, please send an email to impact100indy@gmail.com