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What makes Impact 100 Garden State compelling and an ongoing success is the people involved. Through the process of collective grant making, we are bringing more women to the philanthropy table. Working together, teaching each other, expanding one another’s views, and building friendships are just some of the benefits of membership. Connecting with and learning about area nonprofits, and developing leaders of all ages and backgrounds to address the vital needs in our community are additional benefits. 

Thanks to our member annual donations only, since our 2013 inception more than $2 Million in grants have been awarded to the under-served in our community. Imagine the Impact! You can be a part of this collective giving movement. There are now 53 Impact 100 chapters in the US and abroad with almost as many in the making.

Join us for our 2021 grant year and be a part of this inspiring process. Here’s how: Join or Renew

Or contact  on how you’d like to Get Involved should the time be right for you.

2020 Grant Recipients

President Merle Johnson hosted the Annual Awards Announcement.

Impact 100 Garden State President, Merle Johnson, welcomed all to Impact 100 GS’s Annual Awards Announcement saying we had much to celebrate in spite of the pandemic. She thanked our grant review committees that worked tirelessly to present us with seven worthy nonprofit finalists, guided them through the process of video presentations and writing their program summaries. Impact 100 Garden State is pleased to announce the three 2020 Grant Recipients, each receiving a $100,000 grant. (View information on the organizations and their programs.)
Members can watch a video of the Annual Awards Announcement.

2020 Grants


Congratulations to our 2020 Impact 100 Garden State Grant Recipients;

each receiving $100,000 for their programs!

Teen Pathways to Brighter Futures
“Next Level” Shelter Expansion Project
Mobile Meals for Dover Families in Need

And $15,000 Merit Grants were awarded to each:
Bonnie Brae
IIC Expansion: Alternative Therapies for Youth and Families
Caring Contact
Preparing for 988: Building Hotline Capacity
Family Promise
Road to Success: Empowering Families Through Transportation
Expanding Economic Opportunity for Women

Welcome to the Impact 100 Garden State family!