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Impact Giving Grant

Grants to USA Non-Profits for Basic
Needs & Human Rights Locally & Globally

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Foundation / Corporation

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Deadline Date:

01/16/15 6:00 PM PST


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Grants ranging from $10,000 to $40,000 USA non-profit organizations for high-impact programs and projects that transform lives locally and globally. Eligible organizations be sponsored by a funding source partner, and the partner must attend the November 6 workshop to be eligible. Requests to apply must be submitted by November 10.

Grantmaking is based on the following principles:

1) Sustainability: Organizations that strive for self-reliance and are committed to lasting change.

2) Education: Organizations that make education a priority – for the recipients, the organization as a whole, and the community.

3) Community Building: Organizations that demonstrate teamwork and collaboration among individuals and organizations with common interests.

4) Innovative: Organizations that strive for original and courageous solutions, using new approaches to achieve their goals.

5) Measurable: Organizations that are results-oriented with specific achievable objectives and action plans.

Grant Categories:

1) Arts & Culture - Grants foster the creation and sharing of new art as well as the preservation of traditional art forms.

2) Education - Grantmaking focus on specific training programs or schools which enrich and empower individuals along with their community, and provide for improved quality of life and greater capacity toward ongoing life-learning.

3) Environment - Support for natural resource management and strategies that balance conservation and sustainability. Grantmaking focus is on restoration, preservation, and sustenance in alternative energies, clean water, clean air, natural habitats, and green spaces.

4) Health & Wellness - Organizations who focus on prevention and elimination of disease and illness; that are dedicated to the holistic wellness of the communities they serve; that proactively seek to overcome physical, social, and emotional disorders which encumber society; and that provide superb care throughout.

5) Human Services - Programs and projects that are dedicated to improving essential human life needs, specifically for those who are least able to help themselves, who need protection and provision beyond their current capacity.

6) Human Rights - Support for advocacy, protection efforts, and educational opportunities which focus on the full range of human rights nationally and abroad. Support organizations which address the most vulnerable issues in trafficking, torture, gender-based violence, asylum, and immigration. Grantmaking focus is on economic, cultural, and social issues, as well as civil and political rights.

7) Hunger & Shelter - Support for programs that provide solutions to the eradication of hunger and homelessness; that focus on sustainability of access to food, shelter, clothing, and medical supplies. Priority is given to projects that meet the most basic needs of those with the fewest resources.

8) Women & Children - Organizations that protect and empower women and children, and provide access to meet their physical, emotional, educational, professional and health-related needs.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 148155

Estimated Size of Grant:

$10,000 - $40,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Applicants:
-Non-profit organization with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
-Organizations that are sponsored by an Impact Giving Partner.
-Organizations that fit within Grant Standards.
-Organizations that meet the needs of recipients who have the fewest resources.
-Organizations demonstrating bold innovative ventures.
-Organizations that fit specifically in one of the eight Giving Categories.

Not Eligible:
-Any religious organization unless their programs are available to the general public, broadly promoted and entirely free of religious programming and/or proselytizing.
-Political parties, candidates, or partisan political organizations.
-Labor or fraternal organizations, athletic or social clubs or associations.
-Fundraising, Marketing, Advertising events or sponsorships.
-Organizations who redistribute funds to other organizations or individuals.

Pre-proposal Conference:

If a sponsoring Partner has not taken the grant training, it is mandatory that she do so. A Partner who understands the grant making process helps their non-profit organization to write the best possible grant request.

Time: Thursday, November 6, 6:00 – 9:00 PM

UBS Financial Services
888 San Clemente Drive, STE 300
Newport Beach, California

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Pre-Application Information:

The grant-making process requires that a non-profit organization be sponsored by an Impact Giving Partners. A Partner is any woman who has contributed her full annual donation of $1,150 or $99 monthly to Impact Giving. If a sponsoring Partner has not taken the grant training, it is mandatory that she do so. A Partner who understands the grant making process helps their nonprofit organization to write the best possible grant request.

Organizations must have an Impact Giving Partner that has agreed to sponsor them. The sponsor must attend a grants training session to be eligible. Sponsors may learn more here:

To request an Impact Giving Grant please complete this form by November 10:

The Grant Application will be available online for those organization to fill out beginning November 10, 2014. Organizations must submit their completed Grant Application by January 16, 2015 by 6:00 PM electronically.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Susan Marx, Grant Chair

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Impact Giving
668 North Coast Hwy, #1139
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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