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Calling All Members – Nonprofit Suggestions Needed

Do you know of any nonprofits in the Metro Detroit area that may be interested in applying for our 2019 grant?  Perhaps it’s a nonprofit you’ve seen featured on the news, or maybe it’s an organization for which you volunteer.  No matter how you heard about it, we...

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Consolation Grants – What Members Need to Know

A Message to our Members on Consolation Grants Several members have written to inquire about the policy of not awarding consolation grants to our runner up organizations.  Here’s what the founder of the Impact 100 model, Wendy Steele, has to say. Our policies are...

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2017 Grant Award Recipient Featured on CNN

Khali Sweeney, the founder of our 2017 Grant Recipient, the Downtown Boxing Gym, has been featured on CNN as part of their Top 10 CNN Heros.  Khali has done amazing things, and we are proud to have helped along the way. Check out his interview...

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2018 Impact100 Metro Detroit Grant Awardee

2018 Impact100 Metro Detroit Grant Awardee

PRESS RELEASE 5-16-18 Local Women's Group Grants $122,000 to Maggie’s Wigs 4 Kids for “Building the Future” Renovation Project Birmingham, MI The women’s philanthropy group Impact100 Metro Detroit yesterday awarded a $122,000 grant to Maggie’s Wigs 4 Kids. The funds...

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Announcing Our 2018 Grant Award Finalists!

Impact100 Metro Detroit is proud to announce our three grant finalists for the 2017-2018 grant cycle. The Grant and Financial Review Committees have been working diligently on the important task of reviewing and selecting applicants that meet our giving guidelines....

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Alternatives for Girls Project: Asset Building Program

Impact 100 Metro Detroit Grant Summary Grant Finalist: Alternatives for Girls Project: Asset Building Program Background: AFG emerged in the mid-1980's when a group of southwest Detroit residents, clergy, and business people began to share concerns about the alarming...

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Soulardarity Project: We LIT: Brighter Days in the Hood

Impact 100 Metro Detroit Grant Summary Grant Finalist: Soulardarity Project: We LIT: Brighter Days in the Hood Background: Soulardarity was formed to advocate for community-owned solar streetlights after Highland Park was left in the dark, following the 2011...

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Wigs4Kids Project: Capital Campaign “Building the Future”

Project: Capital Campaign "Building the Future" Background: In October 2003, I sought help for youth in Metro Detroit who had experienced hair loss due to cancer, alopecia, trichotillomania and other disorders. My search revealed no place for the kids to go where they...

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Mid-March: Financial Committee Now Forming

Interested in learning more about how to read and evaluate financial statements? Do you have a financial background and willing to get involved? Now's the time to show your interest in Impact100 Metro Detroit's Financial Committee.  We have plenty of room and training...

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