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Impact 100 Grant

Grants to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana Nonprofits in Eligible Counties for
Programs Related to Education, Culture, Family, Environment, and Health

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Impact 100

Conf. Date:

11/05/19

LOI Date:

12/13/19

Deadline Date:

03/13/20 Noon

Description:

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Grants to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for innovative projects and programs that address community needs. Applicants must submit a letter of intent priot to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support programs in the following areas of focus: culture, education, family, health and wellness, and environment, preservation, and recreation. Funds must be used for programmatic, capital, start-up, technical assistance, or expansion purposes.

Eligible Counties: Dearborn County in Indiana; Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties in Kentucky; Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren Counties in Ohio.

Focus Areas:

  • Culture: Cultivate, develop, educate and improve the cultural climate
  • Education: Further the ability to educate and improve education
  • Environment, Preservation & Recreation: Preserve, enhance, revitalize or restore facilities and surroundings
  • Family: Strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families
  • Health & Wellness: Positively impact the mental or physical health and wellness of people

The organization’s proposal for a program grant must:

  • Outline a project or program that targets a specific population for a specific duration and with specific measurable goals to be achieved.
  • Plan to expend the grant funds within 36 months.
  • Be in one of the Impact 100 five focus areas. 

In addition, it must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Target a defined population
  • Operate for a defined duration
  • Have defined, measurable goals
  • Spends funds in the 10 counties in the regional Tri-State area
  • Utilizes full $100,000 grant

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163511

Estimated Size of Grant:

$100,000

Term of Contract:

Organizations must expend grant funds within 36 months.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations that apply to Impact 100 must be an Incorporated 501(c)(3) or 509(a) public charity with a certificate or letter of status as a pdf.

The funding request must serve in one or more of the 10 counties in the Tri-State region.

The organization’s grant proposal cannot be accepted for: Endowments, existing operating costs, partisan activities, completed projects, individual churches, indigent care subsidy, travel, loans, pass-through funds, or for individuals.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Applicant workshops will be offered on October 15 (Grants Plus: Three Keys to a Better Impact 100 Grant Application), October 30, and November 5, 2019.

Pre-Application Information:

LOIs open on October 28, 2019, and are due by December 13, 2019, at noon.

Important Dates:
- Grants Plus: Three Keys to a Better Impact 100 Grant Application: October 15, 2019
- Applicant Workshops: October 30, 2019 and November 5, 2019
- Nonprofit Panel: November 12, 2019
- Letters of Intent Open: October 28, 2019
- Letters of Intent Deadline: December 13, 2019, Noon
- Membership Announcement - Total Dollars Available Revealed: January 2020
- Notification of Common Grant Eligibility: February 21, 2020
- Nonprofit Common Grant Training: March 3, 2020
- Common Grant Application Deadline: March 13, 2020, Noon
- Applicants Not Progressing to Site Visits Notified: May 15, 2020
- Meet the Finalists - Finalists Announced to Community: June 2020
- Annual Awards Celebration and Finalist Presentations: September 2020

Steps to Apply:
- LOI: October – December - The first step for grant applicants is to submit an LOI using Impact 100’s online submission system. The Letter of Intent Online Submission Form is available in October.
- Grant Application: March - Organizations selected by Impact 100 to complete a grant application must submit their applications including all attachments via the Online Common Grant Application.
- Financial Review: April - The Community Investment Review Committee (CIRC) is responsible for taking an in-depth look at the grant applicant’s financials, prior to a site visit.
- Site Visit Candidate: April – May - Site Visit Candidates will be selected in each focus area. A Site Visit Coordinator from the Focus Area Committee will coordinate arrangements for the visit. Questions and concerns are addressed during the site visit.
- Grant Finalist: June – September - The highest ranking finalists are chosen as grant recipients.

Applicants must choose only one Focus Area under which it wishes to be considered. Impact 100 does not provide guidance as to which focus area is appropriate.

Each organization may submit only one grant application each year.

Applicants must wait three years to reapply if they have been an Impact 100 Grant Recipient. For example, 2015 recipients may not reapply until the 2019 grant cycle.

Apply for a grant: https://impact100.org/apply-for-grants/

FAQs: https://impact100.org/apply-for-grants/grant-faq/

Contact Information:

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

For up-to-date funding priorities and grant cycles, email: NPCoordinator@impact100.org

Impact 100
4010 Executive Park Drive, Suite 100
Cincinnati, OH 45241
513.554.3065

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USA: Indiana: Dearborn County;   Kentucky: Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties;   Ohio: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, and Warren Counties

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