Organizations eligible to apply for a grant from Impact100 South Jersey must be:

  • Tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code, independent of a financial sponsor (although local affiliates may apply under the 501(c)(3) of the national organization)
  • Located in and serve residents of Burlington, Camden, Cumberland or Gloucester County, New Jersey
  • In possession of at least 3 full years (36 months) of independently prepared, audited or reviewed financial statements
  • Have an annual operating budget above $300,000 and below $5,000,000

Applicants must:

  • Propose the use of Impact100 South Jersey’s grant for programs, services, necessary infrastructure or other initiatives that support the organization’s core mission.
  • Have a mission and programs or services that focus on one of Impact100 South Jersey’s three Focus Areas:
    • Arts and culture
    • Women, children and families
    • Education
  • Submit a proposal budget of at least $74,000
  • Have a plan to expend funds within 24 months
  • Have a plan for both project assessment and sustainability

Priority will be given to organizations that: 

  • Highlight unmet needs in the regions
  • Are lesser-known initiatives

Grants will NOT be provided for:

  • Debt reduction, operating deficits, interim or bridge funding or endowment funding.
  • Individuals or private foundations
  • Activities that are religious or political in nature
  • Fund drives, annual appeals, fundraising events, or general capital campaigns.

NOTE: As we continue to grow and evolve, Impact100 South Jersey reserves the right to change its grant guidelines at any time without prior notice .


Requests to Grant Applicants

  • Please do not call or contact Impact100 members, as all members are asked to maintain the confidentiality of the grant process.
  • Questions about the grant process only may be sent to grants@impact100sj.com.