Congratulations to City Gate, our 2022 $100,000 grant recipient! We are thrilled to support their mission to engage and empower at-risk youth and families through their Gateway to Growth program. Gateway to Growth is a literacy intervention program designed for elementary-school students in DC’s Ward 8 who are impacted by poverty.
We also awarded four $9,500 grants to our remaining four finalists: The Urban Studio in partnership with the Audubon Society, Edu-Futuro, Gala Hispanic Theatre, and Tenants and Workers United.
Meet the 2022 Finalists
Arts & Culture
Cultural programs, participation in the arts, arts education
Educational opportunities for children and/or adults, especially those that address lingering educational disparities affecting our community
Strengthening and enhancing the lives of children and families, including seniors
Health & Wellness
Improvement of people’s mental and/or physical well-being.
Conservation and preservation of natural resources; environmental justice; parks and recreation; agricultural sustainability; environmental education and climate action.
Each Focus Area Committee ultimately selects a single finalist to compete for the $100,000 grant at our Annual Meeting. Meet our 2022 finalists above!
Organizations eligible to apply for the Impact100 grant must be:
Tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, independent of a financial sponsor (local affiliates may apply under the 501(c)(3) of the national organization).
Located in and serve residents of the District of Columbia, Montgomery, Prince George’s, Arlington, and/or Fairfax Counties; or the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church.
In possession of at least 3 full years (36 months) of independently prepared, audited or reviewed financial statements.