Applications are submitted online. The first step in the process is to fill out a Letter of Inquiry by March 31, 2022. If your Letter of Inquiry is accepted, you will receive an email with additional instructions on how to access the full grant proposal.
No, each organization may submit only one grant application per year and must choose the one Focus Area in which the proposal will be considered.
Yes. You will be able to identify the additional funding sources for your proposal on the form.
No, applicants must plan to expend the full $100,000 grant.
Yes. One of the collaborating organizations must be the “lead organization,” applying on behalf of the collaboration. The lead organization must be willing to take on all the potential rights, responsibilities, restrictions, and liabilities of the grant if it is received.
No, Impact100 seeks proposals that expend grant funds within 12 months.
Impact100 Houston disburses the grant money in installment payments. Most grants are disbursed in two installments, one installment after the grant agreement is executed and the second installment after the interim report is received. However, all terms and conditions are outlined in individual grant agreements between Impact100 Houston and its grantees.
Impact100 Houston grants are restricted to the benefit of Harris County.
The grant amount available is contingent upon our final number of members at the end of the recruitment period and announced annually at the Big Reveal. While our long-term goal is to give away at least $500,000 per year with a $100,000 grant awarded in each of our five focus areas, in 2022 Impact100 Houston anticipates giving away two $200,000 grants.
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic should be discussed in the application at the discretion of the nonprofit applicant as it relates to their case for support.
Organization’s must be able to provide three years of financial statements in order to apply.
If a nonprofit makes it to the site visit stage, our team will work with the organization to determine the best place to meet. We are currently unsure if visits will happen in person or through remotely.
No. Whether the grant proposal includes an initiative that is new or existing, our members seek to support work that makes a big impact on the local community.