February 9 Update
Our Grant Review and Financial Review Committee meetings are well underway. Specific dates and times of the meetings can be found in the member portal section of the website.
In addition to these committees, we will also offer other opportunities to engage with Impact Grants Chicago over the coming months. Please click on the Read More button below to find out about some wonderful community volunteer opportunities.
We are proud and excited to announce that we have reached 460 FOUNDING MEMBERS to date! This means we will award FOUR $100,000 Impact Grants and at least $60,000 in Merit Grants. If you missed the deadline but are still interested, we would love to have you join us as a Founding Member. Remember, more members = more grants!Please click on the "Read More" section to learn more about becoming a member today!
February 20 UpdateOur grant review process continues this week with Step 3 of our grant process, where our member committees will review the 39 Full Grant Applications submitted. This step will continue through March 19 when up to 24 applicants will be selected for site visits. 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.