OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich., May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Impact100, a woman's philanthropic group (501(c)(3)), announced the founding of a new chapter in Oakland County, Michigan, after successfully recruiting 100 women from the area. Each member donated $1,000, resulting in the new chapter's inaugural grant opportunity of $100,000. The chapter is now calling for nonprofits that predominantly serve Oakland County to apply for the grant.
The grant recipient must serve its community under one of Impact100 Oakland County's five focus areas: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment & Recreation, Family and Health & Wellness. Organizations interested in applying are invited to attend the Nonprofit Grant Application Workshop hosted at Shain Park Realty on Wednesday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
"Being a part of this new organization in Oakland County has been a great experience," said Ginny Fischbach, Impact100 Oakland County President. "Our Board of Directors is comprised of a varied group of women, all of whom are passionate about our mission to make a meaningful, positive impact on our Oakland County community. Our inaugural year has started strong. We look forward to the coming years as we expect our number of members to continue to grow, allowing us to offer additional transformational grants to our local community."
All interested nonprofits should submit a letter of intent for application by June 3, 2016. The application form and additional information is available online at www.impact100oaklandcounty.org.
Impact100 is a community of women seeking to transform the lives in their local communities by awarding high-impact grants to nonprofits in five focus areas. The first chapter of Impact100 was founded in 2001 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and there are now over 30 chapters of Impact100 across the U.S. Impact100's objective is to have a minimum of 100 members who donate $1,000 annually. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised are returned to the community in the form of grants. For more information, visit www.impact100oaklandcounty.org.
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