Outlined here are the five distinct phases of Impact100’s grant process and the steps you need to follow for each of them.
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Applications for 2023 Impetus Grants are closed, but if you are a nonprofit organization not yet registered with us, you should still register on our grants portal at the application link below.
Impact100 is now using an online grants management platform in order to facilitate the entire application process. Please register at our online Application Portal to access the application.
If your fiscal year end is 12/31 and you have not yet closed your books for the end of FY 2022, please provide internal interim financial statements no older than 90 days.
Grant applications will not be accepted without the above information being included.
If you are applying with a fiscal agent, in addition to the applicant’s financial documents above, the fiscal agent must provide:
The following forms will be asked for within the application; they will be simple to fill out and upload. Proposed Grant Budget (required). Please detail how the applicant intends to spend the grant funds. See a sample Grant Budget here.
NOTE THAT YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION WITHOUT ALL OF THE FINANCIAL INFORMATION AND FORMS OUTLINED ABOVE. WE CANNOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS, FINANCIALS OR OTHER INFORMATION BY EMAIL.
The applicant will receive acknowledgment of receipt of its application within 24 hours. An Impetus Grant Chair will inform the applicant if anything is missing or if we have questions.
Impact100 reserves the right to reject a grant application for any reason, including a missed deadline or incomplete information.
2. Financial Review
The Financial Review Committee (FRC) is responsible for reviewing the grant applicant’s financial position and grant budget prior to a site visit. FRC members review the general financial viability of the organization, including cash flow, strength of other revenue sources, reasonableness of expenses in relation to the size and strength of the organization and reasonableness of the grant request amount in relation to the other factors described above, and any other relevant factors . Based on that review, the FRC determines whether or not to move the grant application forward in the process.
3. Site Visit Candidates
The objective of a site visit is to complete a due diligence review and to resolve any remaining questions about the organization and its proposal.
Organizations will be notified whether they have been selected as finalists by April 3, 2023.
5. Grantee Reporting
We invite you to tell us about the progress of your grant proposal at our all-member Grants Update Meeting in the fall of 2023. We will also ask you to submit a report at the end of your Grant period; you will be reminded via email after 1 year and again after 2 years, when the Grant period is complete.
All dates subject to change. Locations to be announced.
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