How can I become a member of Impact100 Metro Detroit?

If you are NEW to Impact100 Metro Detroit, please click on the Become  a Member button found on the Membership page. Simply follow the instructions on the membership form.

You will have the option of paying via credit on our secure server or by check via USPS.

Membership donations can be made in monthly installments.

When can I join?

Anytime. We welcome new memberships throughout the year, but payment in full is due by 12/15 in order to participate in the grant review process and vote on grants awarded the following May.

Can I make my membership donation with installment payments?

Yes. Installment payment options are available, but payment in full must be received by December 1 in order to participate in the grant review process and vote on grants awarded the following June. All installment payments are nonrefundable donations.

Is there any financial support available for membership?

Impact100 Metro Detroit offers several options for those that wish to join but require financial assistance.   A small number of fully sponsored membership are available each year for women who are ready to donate their time and talent.   To apply, please complete the membership form and choose the “pay later” option.   When you submit the form, you will be directed to a page that contains a link to our supported membership application.   Once the application is submitted, a member of the Board of Directors will contact you.

Why is $100 added to membership?

Joining Impact100 Metro Detroit at $1100 allows $100 to go toward general operating expenses, including events such as our Reveal and the Big Give, as well as keeping the grant application process free of charge to submitting non-profits.

Impact100 Metro Detroit is a volunteer-run organization and pays no salaries.

Your entire $1,000 membership will go toward a deserving non-profit through a vote process at the annual grant award ceremony.

 

I want to give more than the required membership donation. Do I get more than one vote?

Although additional gifts are always welcome, each Member is limited to one vote per person per year. But you can prepay your membership for subsequent years and/or sponsor others to join.

If my employer or my spouse’s employer has a matching program, will you accept this donation?

Yes, we gratefully accept employer matching gifts. Donations matching your membership contribution play an important role, as they are applied toward  administrative and operating costs. Although Impact100 Metro Detroit is a volunteer-led organization, costs are incurred in managing the organization, the grant recipients, and the members.

Please submit a matching request for your donation to your or your spouse’s employer. Some employers will also provide matching donations for retirees.

What role is there for me if I don’t want to become a member?

We welcome “Friends of Impact 100 Metro Detroit” and are thrilled when an individual or a foundation wants to help us through monetary donations or in-kind service donations. Although they do not provide voting rights, these donations help cover the operating expenses that are essential to accomplishing our mission.

How long is my membership valid?

Each paid-in-full membership donation provides voting membership for the next calendar year. The membership year runs from January 1 to December 31.

Are donations to Impact100 Metro Detroit tax deductible?

Yes. Impact100 Metro Detroit is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law for the year in which they were made. Please consult your tax advisor for guidance.