…and this was just the beginning.
Laughter, tears and transformation, when like-minded people come together to create a better Sydney.
Image from 2021 event photographer
The Impact 100 model is simple. 100 donations of $1,000 are combined to raise $100,000 each year and granted to an organisation that can have a real and measurable impact on our city.
It's one of the fastest growing movements in philanthropy, and for good reason – your donation goes 100 times further through the power of collective giving, and you have a direct say in where the money goes. To find out more you can visit Impact 100 Sydney website here.
In 2017, our members voted to award our first $100,000 grant to Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre as part of our focus on young people at risk in greater Sydney.
In 2018, our focus was on social inclusion, with the aim of supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and refugees as well as young people at risk. Our second grant was awarded to The Australian Literacy & Numeracy Foundation for its Refugee Action Support program.
In 2019 Impact 100 was pleased to announce that Open Support was the recipient of our third grant, addressing the theme of “Building Safer Communities for Children and Young People”, focusing on domestic and family violence.
In 2020, faced with the ongoing COVID-19 virus issue and the health and safety of our community in mind, Impact100 Sydney decided to host our very first online live-stream Grant Event. Congratulations to, Stepping Stone House for being the recipient of the $100,000 prize money.
In 2021, many young people have been heavily impacted by COVID-19 and Impact 100 saw this reflected in the 38 grant submissions, many of which were responses to the challenges of the past 18 months. Impact members voted to award Shine for Kids the $100,000 prize money.
Impact 100 are thrilled to be able to award the three finalists, Little Dreamers Australia, Weave Youth & Community Services and Youth Insearch Foundation each $10,000. Congratulations to all the finalists!
To sign up and join us, download our flyer or make your $1000 donation online now
Thanks to the generous support of Zip, our administration costs have been covered, which means 100% of members donations were awarded to our 2018 grant recipient and runners up.