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Impact 100 Garden State has Record-Breaking Year in 2022

June 27, 2022 Impact 100 Garden State, an all-women organization for collective giving and a fund at the Community Foundation of New Jersey, has entered a record-breaking year as it celebrates its 10th anniversary of giving. The organization has announced: 364 members, the biggest number ever $364,000 to give in grants in 2022, the highest amount ever An 85% renewal rate and 64 new members, despite the challenges of the pandemic Two special 10th Anniversary Grants of $20,000 each, one in the area of Arts & Culture and the other in the category of Environment, Preservation & Recreation, to be awarded in October 2022.…

Impact 100 Garden State to host virtual panel on hunger in our communities

As the holidays approach, food drives remind the community that local families are struggling to afford meals. This year, however, the need is more acute than ever. In fact, the Community FoodBank of New Jersey has reported that the number of New Jerseyans struggling with hunger is projected to rise by 56% as a direct result of COVID-19, with every county in the state seeing a rise in food insecurity—including counties in northern New Jersey.…

Impact 100 Garden State Seeks Women Who Make a Difference

Impact 100 Garden State is recruiting new members who want to use the power of collective giving to change lives. Impact 100 Garden State, an all-woman organization dedicated to collective giving, is expanding its 2021 membership drive with a series of virtual “Meet & Mingle” events.…

Impact 100 Garden State 2020 Grant Recipients Gather at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

July 27, 2020 Congratulations to Impact 100 Garden State’s 2020 Grant Recipients who met in the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum garden in Morristown recently for this group photo. Pictured from left to right are Patrice Picard and Dayjahnae Rogers-Martin of Cornerstone Family Programs, Rina Ramirez and Michelle Blanchfield of Zufall Health Center, and Stephanie Cicale and Tamala Reyonds of Homeless Solutions, Inc.…

Impact 100 Garden State Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

Impact 100 Garden State announced their 2020 grant recipients on Wednesday, July 8th during a Zoom virtual event attended by over 200 people. Members voted to award three $100,000 grants to the following recipients and their programs: Cornerstone Family Programs – Teen Pathways to Brighter Futures (Morristown, Morris County) Homeless Solutions Inc.

Impact 100 Garden State Announces 2020 Grant Finalists

June 4, 2020 Impact 100 Garden State is pleased to announce its 2020 Grant Finalists.  Here are the seven finalists along with their program names: Bonnie Brae – IIC Expansion: Alternative Therapies for Youth & Families (Liberty Corner, Somerset County) Caring Contact – Preparing for 988:  Building Hotline Capacity (Westfield, Union County) Cornerstone Family Programs – Teen Pathways to Brighter Futures (Morristown, Morris County) Family Promise – Road to Success: Empowering Families Through Transportation (Summit, Union County) Homeless Solutions Inc.…

Impact 100 Garden State Announces 2020 Membership Results

February 20, 2020 Impact 100 Garden State celebrated it’s 2020 membership drive on Wednesday February 19, 2020 at the Grain House in Basking Ridge by announcing a total of 341 members, resulting in $341,000 grants to be awarded to area nonprofit organizations at its Annual Awards Meeting on June 17, 2020.…