What is included in my Impact100 Houston membership?

Impact100 Houston member benefits include:

  • Voting rights to determine which nonprofit/s will receive a $100,000 grant
  • Exclusive invitations to member events, including education, volunteering and networking opportunities
  • Opportunity to serve on a standing committee
  • Opportunity to participate in the grant review process

Since 100% of membership contributions go directly to helping Impact100 Houston achieve its mission, membership dues to not cover the cost of food and beverage for members who choose to attend events throughout the year. 

How can I become a member of Impact100?

To join, or for more information about joining, visit the Membership page. You can join annually between November 1 and March 1. In March, we close membership and announce the grant total for the year.

Can I make my membership donation with installment payments?

Yes. Installment payment options are available, but payment in full must be received by October 31st in order to participate in the grant review process and vote on grants awarded in November. All installment payments are nonrefundable donations.

When can I join?

You can join annually between November 1 and March 1. In March, we close membership and announce the grant total for the year.

How long is my membership valid?

Each paid-in-full membership provides voting rights for one grant cycle. The 2023 membership year ends December 31, 2023, and the 2024 membership year ends December 31, 2024.

Are donations to Impact100 Houston tax deductible?

Yes! Impact100 Houston is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization and donations are tax deductible. Federal EIN: 85-2614559.

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, donate to general operating expense or events, and/or sponsor others to join.

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

Yes, you can double your impact. We gratefully accept employer matching gifts. Donations matching your membership contribution play an important role, as they are applied toward program and operating costs. Please submit a matching request for your donation to your or your spouse’s employer. Some employers will also provide matching donations for retirees. Federal EIN: 85-2614559.

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

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