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Impact100 Westchester Announces 2017 Grant Finalists

MAY 22, 2017

On Friday, May 19, 2017, Impact100 Westchester announced six finalists for its 2017 grant award cycle, totaling $291,000. Of the six finalists, three organizations will receive transformational project grants of $85,000 each. The remaining three non-profits will receive unrestricted operating grants of $12,000 each.
The 2017 finalists are: • Community Based Services – Good Reasons Social Enterprise Project • Girls Inc. Westchester – Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Project • My Sisters’ Place – Challenging Abuse with Technology, the “CAT” Project • Neighbors Link – Parent-Child Together Project • Teatown Lake Reservation – Regional Environmental Science Education Center Project • Yonkers Partners in Education – Expanding the Zone Project
Impact100 Westchester is proud to invest in these not-for-profit organizations that are addressing the critical needs of underserved communities within our region. The three grant winners will be chosen at the Impact100 Westchester Annual Meeting on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at Hudson Loft in Irvington, NY.

About Impact100 Westchester
Impact100 Westchester provides high-impact, transformational grants for projects that reach underserved populations, raise the profile of lesser-known organizations, and highlight unmet needs within the region. Impact100 Westchester is a women’s collective giving organization, whose mission is to engage women in philanthropy and to collectively fund grants to charitable initiatives in the Westchester region. The goal is to identify unmet needs in the region and provide transformational grants to Westchester not-for-profit organizations. In addition to funding projects, the rigorous review and evaluation of grant proposals raises awareness of many charitable organizations, while inspiring our members to become more personally involved with these charities.
As of June 2017, Impact100 Westchester will have awarded $839,000 to Westchester-based not-for-profits. Former grant recipients include Furniture Sharehouse, Family Ties, Groundwork Hudson Valley, Latino U, and Pace University’s Domestic Violence Center (operated by Pace Women’s Justice Center).
For more information visit https://www.impact100westchester.org or contact Melissa Schoen at mkschoen5@gmail.com or 914-833-1477.