News and Events


Anti-Racist Resource Guide 

compiled by Impact100 Philadelphia’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee August 2020   The following resource guide introduces the terminology and language related to diversity, equity, and inclusion work; the history and importance of anti-racism work; and action steps that Impact100 members can take to support a more just and equitable society. This guide will be...

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Statement on Racial Justice

We share sorrow and outrage over the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and too many others, as well as the desire to address the systemic inequities that plague our society. Last year, knowing that Impact100 Philadelphia had not done enough — not nearly enough — to address racial equity in both our...

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Impact100 Philadelphia Increases 2020 Grants by $48,000

A surprise was announced at the virtual Annual Meeting on June 1: A silver lining of moving to virtual programs was cost savings. Impact100 awarded an extra $8,000 to each grantee—$472,000 for 2020— bringing the total of grants awarded since 2009 to over $3.6 million.

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Impact100 Philadelphia Awards $424,000 in Six Grants

Closing out its 12th grants cycle, Impact100 Philadelphia has announced the award of $424,000 in unrestricted funds to six nonprofit organizations in the region. Representing the collective giving of 451 members, the 2020 grants bring Impact100 Philadelphia’s total giving to more than $3.5 million since its founding in 2008. Impact100 Philadelphia’s 2020 unrestricted grants are...

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Announcing our 2020 Grant Finalists

It is our great pleasure to announce Impact100 Philadelphia’s six grant finalists, selected by our Focus Area Committees this past week. Our 2020 Grant Finalists are: ACLAMO – addresses the needs of low-income Latino communities in Montgomery County through education, wellness, and social service programs First Up – equips early childhood professionals, families, and other...

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Our first virtual event for members

Our thanks to Philanthropy Network’s Sidney Hargro for his thoughtful reflections during our Spring Education program. Though we were virtual, it was lovely to see and be with members, and think about philanthropy’s role at this time. Here’s the recording.

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Pondering the appeal of collective giving in Generocity

Philadelphia Inquirer Looks at Giving Circle Growth

Change in Funding Region for 2020

New for the 2020 grants, Impact100 Philadelphia’s funding region will include only the five-county Philadelphia region in Pennsylvania, and will no longer include Camden County, NJ. This decision was made with mixed feelings, as Impact100 Philly has funded several outstanding Camden organizations over the years, and our members are proud and honored to have made...

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2019 Full Proposal and Site-Visited Organizations

These 66 organizations were invited by Impact100 Philadelphia member volunteers to submit a full proposal. Of them, 28 advanced to site visits conducted by our members.   A Woman’s Place ACHIEVEability* ACLAMO Family Centers Adoption Center of Delaware Valley After-School All-Stars Philadelphia and Camden Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture ArtWell ASAP/After School Activities Partnerships* Bicycle Coalition...

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