How Our 1st Grant Is Changing Lives In Camden

How Our 1st Grant Is Changing Lives In Camden

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In the spring of 2018, Hopeworks relocated from a cramped row house to an office-like setting in Camden. Our $74,000 grant — the collective contributions of our Charter Members — allowed them to use this space to set up new and much-needed program offerings in academic skills and technology training. This allowed Hopeworks to offer the youth they serve increased opportunities for permanent employment at higher wages.This investment of funds from Impact100 South Jersey has paid off handsomely according to Dan Rhoton, Executive Director. "We have dramatically expanded our services and effectiveness...today, when a young person walks into Hopeworks, they make less than $900 annually. When they walk out, they are making on average over $35,000 a year." Hopeworks Volunteer Wishlist There are still plenty of ways to help Hopeworks…
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$193,500 In Grants Awarded To SJ Nonprofits During Virtual Annual Meeting

$193,500 In Grants Awarded To SJ Nonprofits During Virtual Annual Meeting

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Impact100 South Jersey awarded $193,500 in grants to 4 South Jersey non-profits at the group’s Annual Meeting held virtually on June 10th at 6PM. A $100,000 core mission grant was awarded to LUCY Outreach in Camden to fund the expansion of Trauma-Informed Care Services and the integration of those principles and practices into their organizational culture.  LUCY Outreach provides multilingual, culturally sensitive services to low-income teens and young adults and their families.   Alice Paul Institute in Mt. Laurel and Family Promise of Southwestern NJ in Glassboro each received general operating grants for $43,000.  Alice Paul applied for a grant to create a Girls Empowerment Project using YouTube to reach girls ages 10 to 17 with content focused on Alice Paul’s story and philosophies from both an historic and contemporary perspective.  Family Promise seeks to…
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2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

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Register For Our 2020 Annual Meeting The Show Must Go On-Line...  Join Impact100 South Jersey for Our 2020 ZOOM Annual Meeting On June 10th at 6 PM, we invite you to pour a glass of your favorite beverage, settle in front of your preferred digital viewing device and watch along with some of South Jersey's most generous and engaged women as we unveil which organization our members voted to award a $100,000 transformative, core mission grant. The night that we've been waiting for is here — with a few tweaks, but no less exciting.  In addition to the $100k grant, two organizations will be awarded $43,000 general operating grants — which are needed now more than ever.   Our 2020 Nonprofit Finalists Continuing the legacy of suffragist Alice Paul's work for gender…
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Grantee News

Grantee News

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Here's how Big Brothers Big Sisters and Hopeworks have been able to meet more needs and support more people with the collective funds we awarded each organization. Our 2019 grantee, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cumberland and Salem Counties, continues to recruit Big Brothers and Big Sisters for the first year of their Mentor2.0 program. It is rolling out with 46 students who attend Vineland High School. The students have a Mentor 2.0 class every Thursday co-taught by a BBBS Mentor 2.0 Program Manager and a Vineland High School teacher. In November, the students started to be matched with their Bigs. Says BBBSCS CEO Donna Bennett, "We have received great support from the school district during this process and everyone involved is excited about the Mentor2.0 program." Our 2018 inaugural grantee, Hopeworks, is…
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2020 Grant Eligibility Application Now Available

2020 Grant Eligibility Application Now Available

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The 1st step of the grant application process has begun. Our Grant Eligibility Application is now available here on our website. It is the first of several steps that nonprofit organizations applying for our grant must take. 2020 Grant Eligibility Application Deadline: January 3, 2020 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 sponsorBe headquartered in and serving residents of Burlington, Camden, Cumberland or Gloucester CountiesHave at least 3 full years (36 months) of audited financial statementsHave an annual operating budget above $300,000 and below $5,000,000Have a mission and/or programs or services that fit one of Impact100 South Jersey’s three Focus Areas:Arts and Culture: projects/organizations that strive to improve participation in…
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