Grants

Application Process

Impact100 Fannin County awards grants to nonprofits in our community that address the focus area stipulated in our Eligibility Criteria.

Eligible nonprofits may submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) to apply for grant funding of up to $100,000. We recommend reading our eligibility criteria before proceeding.

Member Volunteers review the Letters of Intent to assure eligibility requirements are met.  Those nonprofits who meet all requirements will be notified and asked to submit a Grant Application.  Again, Member Volunteers review all Grant Applications and determine the group of finalists.  The full Impact100 Fannin  membership votes to determine who will be awarded a Grant .

Important 2024 Dates:

April 16 and 30 – Non-Profit Educational Sessions (10pm – 1pm) at Family Connection conference room.

June 20 – LOI submissions due.

June 4 – Non-Profit Fair (open to all Fannin County NPs) and the Big Reveal of the total 2024 Grant amount(s).

June 6 – LOI application opens online.

June 20 – LOI submissions due

July 8 – Full Grant Application opens online.

August 5Grant Applications due.

September 3 – Grant Finalists announced and advised of video submission. 

September 24  – Grant Finalists video presentation and Q&A for Impact100 members. 

October 22 – 2024 Grant Awards to be announced at Evening of Impact event.

 

All stages of the grant review process are conducted entirely by current members of Impact100 Fannin County.

Focus Areas

Arts & Culture

Cultural programs, participation in the arts, arts education

Environment

Conservation and preservation of natural resources; environmental justice; parks and recreation; agricultural sustainability; environmental education and climate action.

Health & Wellness

Improvement of people’s mental and/or physical well-being.

Education

Educational opportunities for children and/or adults, especially those that address lingering educational disparities affecting our community

Family

Strengthening and enhancing the lives of children and families, including seniors

The Grants Committee ultimately selects two to three finalists to compete for the $100,000 grant at our Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Defined as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Organizations serving the Fannin County
  • In possession of at least three full years (36 months) of independently prepared, audited, or reviewed financial statements

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