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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:

11/10/20

LOI Date:

12/11/20

Deadline Date:

03/19/21 Noon

Description:

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Grants to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for innovative programs that benefit local residents. Interested applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support programs and projects, capital expenses, and start-up or technical assistance. Focus areas include education, family, culture, health and wellness, and environment, preservation, and recreation.

Eligible Counties:

Indiana: Dearborn County

Kentucky: Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties

Ohio: Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, and Warren Counties 

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.
  • Provide services in Hamilton, Brown, Adams, Clermont, Butler, Warren, Dearborn, Kenton, Campbell, or Boone counties in Ohio, Eastern Indiana, and Northern Kentucky.
  •  Use the full amount of Impact 100’s available grant.
  •  Plan to expend the grant funds within 36 months.
  •  Be programmatic, capital, start-up, technical assistance, or expansion.
  •  Choose only one Focus Area under which it wishes to be considered.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163511

Estimated Size of Grant:

All grants are a minimum of $100,000.

Term of Contract:

Organizations must expend grant funds within 36 months.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations that apply to Impact 100 must meet the following eligibility requirements:

- Incorporated a 501(c)(3) or 509(a) public charity with a certificate or letter of status
- Identify a program or project clearly within Impact 100’s guidelines
- Spend funds in the 10 counties in the regional Tri-State area

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

Pre-proposal Conference:

The following virtual sessions will be held for the benefit of interested applicants:

- Letter of Intent Training for Nonprofits -Virtual: October 29,2020
- Letter of Intent Question & Answer Session – Virtual: November 5, 2020
- Nonprofit Panel Discussion - Virtual: November 10, 2020

Pre-Application Information:

Important Dates:
- "A New Impact for the New Normal: Rewriting your Grant Proposal for 2021" - Virtual presentation: October 22, 2020
- Letters of Intent Open: October 28, 2020
- Letter of Intent Training for Nonprofits -Virtual: October 29,2020
- Letter of Intent Question & Answer Session – Virtual: November 5, 2020
- Nonprofit Panel Discussion- Virtual: November 10, 2020
- Letters of Intent Deadline: December 11, 2020 Noon
- The Big Reveal, Membership Announcement - Total Dollars Available Revealed: TBA, Jan. 2021
- Notification of Common Grant Eligibility: February 26-28, 2021
- Nonprofit Common Grant Training: March 4, 2021
- Common Grant Application Deadline: March 19 2021, Noon
- Applicants Not Progressing to Site Visits Notified: May 21, 2021
- Meet the Finalists - Finalists Announced to Community: TBA
- Annual Awards Celebration and Finalist Presentations: TBA, September 2021

Application Process:
- LOI: October – December - The first step for grant applicants is to submit an LOI using Impact 100’s online submission system.
- 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.
- Grant Finalist: June – September - The highest ranking finalists are chosen as grant recipients.

Each organization may submit only one grant application each year.

Applicant organizations 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/

Grants Plus Training Presentation – A New Impact for the New Normal: https://vimeo.com/471135459

Contact Information:

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

For the online LOI: http://impact100.org/apply-for-grants/2020loi/

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
grants@impact100.org

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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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