April 26 Update
Registration is now open for the Grant Awards Celebration on May 29 at The Geraghty. We encourage you to RSVP as soon as possible. Remember guests are welcome and encouraged. This is a wonderful and inspiring evening and a great way to share what Impact Grants Chicago is all about!
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We are proud and excited to announce that we have reached 470 FOUNDING MEMBERS to date! This means we will award FOUR $100,000 Impact Grants and $70,000 in Merit Grants. We are now accepting members for the 2018-19 grant year - why not join today? Please click on the "Read More" section to learn more about becoming a member!
May 3 UpdateOur grant review process has now completed site visits to the 24 nonprofit semi-finalists. During the week of May 6, we will move on to Step 4, the Final Decision Process, where the Grant Review Committees will choose the finalists. To read more, click below.
Impact Grants Chicago recognizes the important work being done by nonprofits in Chicago. We support that work by awarding $100,000 transformational grants to those nonprofits.
Become a Member
Become a Member by making a $1,000 donation and join other women interested in learning about and making a difference in Chicago. All member donations are pooled to create $100,000 grants awarded to Chicago nonprofits.
Give a Gift
As an all-volunteer organization, we rely on additional donations to help support our operations, allowing us to give 100% of our membership donations to deserving Chicago nonprofits.