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Welcome to 55 new 2020 Impact 100 Garden State members! And thank you to all those of you who renewed their membership helping us reach an all-time-high 83% member retention rate! With a total of 341 members, together we will award $341,000 in Impact 100 GS grants to nonprofit programs at the June 17th Annual Award Meeting. And we will have awarded more than $2 Million in Total Grants back to the community since our launch in 2013; imagine the lasting impact!
Any new or returning member wanting to get involved, please contact us at; We welcome your participation!

Rising Stars

We congratulate Farmstead Arts, the recipient of our first Rising Stars grant of $5000. Located in Basking Ridge, the center offers year-round concerts, theater performances, art exhibitions, and special events for the local community.

Member Virginia Brennan nominated Farmstead Arts.

We thank our members who took the time to nominate a small nonprofit they admired. There were eight wonderful finalists. Read about all of them at Rising Stars.


Nominations for Rising Stars 2021 will open in the fall.  For questions, email Rising Stars.

2019 Grant Recipients

At the Annual Awards Meeting on November 6, Impact 100 Garden State members voted to select the three recipients of Impact 100 Garden State’s 2019 grant awards. Each recipient received a grant of $110,000.

Congratulations to our 2019 grant recipients!
County College of Morris FoundationCUMAC and Union County Economic Development Corp

Merit grants were awarded to Passaic County Community College Foundation and The Shakespeare Theatre of New JerseyEach received a grant of $8,000.