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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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Hear From Our Grantees

Impact100 Philadelphia was thrilled to welcome hundreds of members, friends, and guests at our eleventh Annual Meeting on June 3. We enjoyed reconnecting with 2017 and 2018 grant recipients and were delighted to hear from our “Class of 2019” Focus Area Committee finalists: Musicopia, Education Law Center, Neighborhood Gardens Trust, Youth Sentencing and Reentry Project,...

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2018-19 Board Farewell

When women join Impact100 Philadelphia, we are told the organization is “guilt-free”. Although it is great to see volunteer events, site visits, meetups, and educational activities jammed packed, members are encouraged to participate only as much as their schedules and individual interests permit. Some members assume leadership positions on Impact100 Philadelphia’s Board of Directors. Our...

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Welcome 2019-2020 Board of Directors!

Although we may want to bask in the glow of our June 3 Annual Meeting, when five organizations received core mission and general operating grants, Impact100 Philadelphia is already hard at work to make the next year bigger and better for our members and local nonprofit community. We are guided by our working Board of...

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Meet our 2019 Grantees!

Impact100 Philadelphia Awards $382,500 in Funding to Five Area Nonprofits Last night, Impact100 Philadelphia voted to award $382,500 in grants at their eleventh Annual Meeting. At the Crystal Tea Room in the historic John Wanamaker building, Impact100 members heard presentations from five grant finalists and cast their votes for those organizations that received Core Mission...

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Meet the 2019 Finalists!

Impact100 Philadelphia congratulates the five organizations that have been selected as our Finalists for the 2019 grant year. These nonprofit leaders will advance to our June 3 Annual Meeting, where members will vote to decide which three organizations receive $100,000 Core Mission Grants, and which two will receive $41,250 General Operating Grants. Arts & Culture...

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Special Offer Expires May 24

Current members who renew their membership for 2020 in full by May 24, 2019, will receive a complimentary guest admission to bring a friend to our Annual Meeting. (The regular guest fee is $50.) Join us and renew for 2020!

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Member profile: Susan and Ally Wirshba

Meet the Wirshbas, a dynamic mother-daughter duo at Impact100 Philadelphia. Susan and her daughter Ally are one of a handful of mother-daughter combos at Impact100 Philadelphia. Susan, a Haverford resident, joined Impact100 Philadelphia in 2010, after her family relocated to the area. She encouraged Ally to join as a Young Philanthropist. This is Ally’s first...

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Spring Education Program Participants April 3, 2019

Thank you to the following participants in our 2019 Spring Education Program “Speed Volunteering”   Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia (AVP) Awbury Arboretum CASA Youth Advocates, Inc. Delaware & Chester Counties CASA of Philadelphia County HIAS Pennsylvania MANNA Metropolitan Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance Neighborhood Bike Works New Jersey Tree Foundation Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN) Rebuilding Together...

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Member profile: Allison Schapker

Ten Questions for Impact100 Philadelphia Board Member Allison Schapker Philadelphia is a city for the ages. Although all of us love the iconic nature of our community, we recognize that we need new residents with fresh ideas to create a world class environment to lift the fortunes of the entire region. We were lucky that...

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