Impact100 Sonoma Sets Important Grant Application Dates for 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sonoma, CA – December 14, 2012 – Impact100 Sonoma has set the dates for its 2013 grant cycle. All nonprofits intending to apply for the $100,000 Impact Grant or the $5,000 to 15,000 Community Grants must submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) no later than midnight on Tuesday, February 1, 2013. Forms and instructions are available on the Impact100 Sonoma website – www.impact100sonoma.org.

Following a review process, Impact100 Sonoma will notify applicants by February 22 if they have or have not been selected to submit a full proposal. Last year, Impact100 Sonoma received 39 LOIs. In June 2012, a total of $195,000 was awarded to nine nonprofits to support their efforts in our community.

LOIs for the $100,000 Impact Grant will be accepted for programs in the following four priority areas: (1) prevention & intervention; (2) social outreach; (3) enrichment & environment; and (4) women & girls. Community Grants will be accepted for capital grants, innovation program grants, and planning for strategic partnering/collaboration program grants.

The mission of Impact100 Sonoma is to increase the number of women involved in local philanthropy, raise awareness of the unmet needs of nonprofits in Sonoma Valley, encourage members to become more involved with local charities, and make an impact on the long-term sustainability of Sonoma Valley’s nonprofit community. The organization brings together at least 100 women in a common purpose: to award an Impact Grant of $100,000 every year to a Sonoma Valley nonprofit organization. Impact100 Sonoma has granted a total of $462,000 for Sonoma Valley nonprofits since its founding in 2009.

Visit Impact100 Sonoma’s website at www.impact100sonoma.org for additional information about the organization.

Contact:
Judy Scotchmoor
Communications Chair, Impact100 Sonoma Board of Directors
pr@impact100sonoma.org
Impact 100 Sonoma, P.O. Box 1958, Sonoma, CA 95476

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