Review and discuss applications from Nonprofit organizations during each stage of the grant review process (Letters of Inquiry (LOIs), Full Proposals (FPs), and Site Visits) in order to choose a Finalist to present their project for a vote at our Annual Meeting.
- Choose ONE committee from the 6 available options.
- Each Grant Review committee will meet 3 times and attend 2 Site Visits.
- Training session required for new committee members.
If you are a grant writer or employee of a nonprofit organization that applies for an Impact100 grant during a given grant cycle, you may not participate on any Grant Review committee (Transformational Project and Core Mission) or Finance committee, nor may you attend any first round site visits open only to Grant Review committee members. If your organization is applying for a Focus Area Award, or if there is a conflict of interest with your organization and the Focus Area selected for the grant cycle, then you may not participate on the Focus Area Award Review committee.
Focus Area Award Review:
Review and discuss applications (beginning mid-March) from eligible organizations in special Focus Areas chosen by a member vote in the fall; present 4 finalists to the membership for an online vote in the spring. The grant recipient will be announced late April and recognized at the Annual Meeting.
- The Focus Area Award committee will hold a required review meeting on the evening of April 12, 2021
- If you serve on the Focus Area Award committee, you may NOT serve on a Grant Review committee
Discuss and evaluate financial health of Nonprofits' that submit Full Proposals, focusing on the viability of the NP and identifying financial questions/issues for Grant Review Committees. The Finance committee will meet 2 times. No financial experience necessary. Training session required for new committee members.
Help plan the Annual Meeting including assisting with the Annual Meeting program.
Establish annual communication goals, strategies and tactics. Assist with communications, such as newsletters, email blasts, press releases, promotional materials and postings to social media. Are you a marketing or public relations expert? If yes, we need you to join the Communications committee!
Plan and organize a variety of member educational events.
Communicate with prior grantees to report their project outcomes and stories of their impact. You must have previously served on a Grant Review Committee for at least one cycle.
Cultivate relationships with nonprofit community. Manage community service projects for our Grant Finalists and organize other service events for our members.
Social and cultural events to discover Westchester County hidden gems in small group social settings are available for an additional fee to Impact members and their friends! Prior events included a tour of the farm and grazing pastures at Stone Barns followed by a Blue Hill buffet luncheon; a private tour of a women artists exhibit at the Katonah Art museum; a mindfulness meditation workshop followed by a luncheon.
Design strategies and tactics to attract new members and retain existing members. Organize information sessions at various locations throughout the county for prospective members to learn about the mission and activities of Impact100 Westchester. Help plan special events and celebrations such as Membership Kickoff and Members' Night Out.
Implement and maintain software platforms (Wild Apricot, SlideRoom) that support Impact100 Westchester. If you have IT experience we need you!