Grant Process

Application Process

Impact100 Atlanta awards grants to nonprofits in our community that address the focus area stipulated in our Eligibility Criteria. Eligible nonprofits may apply for grant funding. We recommend reading our eligibility criteria before proceeding.

Important 2024 Dates:

April 18: Grant Funding announced

April 26:  Grant Writing Workshop and LOI Goes Live

May 10: Letter of Intent Due by 5pm ET

June 3: Grant Application Goes Live

June 21: Grant Application due by 5pm ET

July – September: Grant Review and Site Visits

October 1: Meet the Finalists

Late October: Presentation Coaching for Finalists

November 3rd: Annual Meeting / Voting Event for Finalists

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Important Dates

Grant Application Goes Live

Meet the Finalists

The Big Give - Annual Meeting & Grants Award Celebration


All stages of the grant review process are conducted entirely by current members of Impact100 Atlanta.

Focus Areas

  • Arts & Culture

    Cultural programs, participation in the arts, arts education

  • Education

    Educational opportunities for children and/or adults, especially those that address lingering educational disparities affecting our community

  • Family

    Strengthening and enhancing the lives of children and families, including seniors

  • Health & Wellness

    Improvement of people’s mental and/or physical well-being

  • Environment, Preservation & Recreation

    Conservation and preservation of natural resources; environmental justice; parks and recreation; agricultural sustainability; environmental education and climate action

Apply for a Grant

The Grant Committees ultimately select five finalists, one in each focus area, to compete for the available Impact Grants at our Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Defined as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

  • Organizations serving the counties in the Atlanta region (Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties)

  • In possession of at least three full years (36 months) of independently prepared, audited, or reviewed financial statements
All Requirements

Grant FAQs

  • How should I submit my application?

  • Can our organization submit applications in more than one Focus Area?

  • Can we submit a proposal for more than $100,000?

  • Will you consider a proposal from a group of organizations collaborating on a project or program?

5 Things to Know Before Applying

  • It's Not Who You Know at Impact100 Atlanta!

  • Impact100 ATL Members Are Exposed to and Educated About Your Nonprofit’s Mission

  • Site Visits Are a Key Component of Our Review Process

  • Grant Award Recipients Benefit From 24 Months of Opportunities for Additional Support From Our Members

  • We Offer Tools and Trainings for the Grant Application Process
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