Seven Years Of Collective Women’s Giving Enables 28 Organizations To Address Local Unmet Needs
RED BANK, NJ – December 12, 2022 – The atmosphere at The Vogel in Red Bank was electric as Impact 100 Jersey Coast announced the recipients of four $100,000 Impact Grants and four $8,750 Mission Awards on November 29. It awarded eight local nonprofit organizations a total of $435,000 in funding to support underserved communities in Monmouth County. More than 250 guests, including members, nonprofits and sponsors enjoyed a packed program beginning with presentations from each of the eight non profit finalists and ending with the live ‘’one woman, one vote” process that Impact 100 Jersey Coast is known for.
The evening was the culmination of Impact 100 Jersey Coast’s six month grant application, review, and selections process. After a comprehensive evaluation of dozens of applications by more than 70 Impact grant review committee members, eight finalists representing the categories of Arts & Culture, Children & Families, Education, Sustainability & Environment, and Health & Wellness were selected by the over 400 members through a digital voting process.
The finalists recipients are:
Grants of $100,000 each were awarded to:
Mission Awards of $8,750 each were awarded to:
Douglas Eagles from Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County said, “We really appreciate Impact 100 Jersey Coast for giving us this amazing opportunity!” They will be collaborating with partner Food for Thought by the Sea on a project to provide employment to at-risk youth. Their Executive Director, Marilyn Schlossbach, explained, “…this grant will provide so much opportunity for our community and the hospitality industry…we are so honored to have been a part of this process and given the ability to bring our vision to life with such a dedicated team”.
Impact 100 Jersey Coast membership for the 2023 Class is open now and upcoming recruitment events can be found online at www.impact100jerseycoast.org. Women throughout the area who would like to make a positive impact in their community are invited to join.
About Impact 100 Jersey Coast
Impact 100 Jersey Coast is made up of women of different ages and backgrounds who combine charitable dollars, experience, and energy to make a tangible difference in our area. Impact 100 Jersey Coast’s mission is to award membership-funded transformational funding to local nonprofit organizations while empowering women to improve lives through philanthropy.
Since its founding in 2015, the organization has awarded more than $2.4 million in funding to 28 local nonprofits. Learn more about Impact 100 Jersey Coast, its members and mission at www.impact100jerseycoast.org.