The Rainbow Connection
We could not be more excited to provide our grants to these wonderful organizations for 2018. Remember, membership enrollment for the 2019 grant year is now open! Help us double our impact this coming year.
WXYZ Channel 7 Editorial Director, Chuck Stokes (middle), interviews Impact100 Oakland County President, Mary Pat Rosen (right), and Common Ground CEO, Heather Rae (left), on Impact100 Oakland County’s $90,000 grant to continue the availability of Common Ground’s 24/7 Crisis Text and Chat Services.
Our Grant Award ceremony will take place this fall. Stay tuned to find out which well-deserving non-profits will be impacted by our grants!
Mary Kramer, of Crain’s Detroit Business, has spoiled us with a fantastic article about Impact100 and it’s personal and professional benefits.
Find out what Prosper Magazine had to say about what kind of an impact 100 like-minded women can make on one local organization. This is a great article about our beginnings, what we have accomplished and where we want to go from here.
Our message has made it’s way all the way to San Francisco. Hear one of our Director’s, Jessica Bell, talk to Chip about our mission and accomplishments! We certainly appreciate our time on the show and are always grateful when people want to hear more about our message.
Variety Feeds Kids was awarded the first-even grant on October 26, 2016. Variety Feeds Kids, which was selected from among 39 applicants, provides nearly 1,000 Pontiac elementary students who are at-risk of weekend hunger with nutritious, easy to assemble meals. The grant will fund the purchase of weekend meals for an additional elementary school (approx. 330 children) in the Pontiac School District for three years.
Watch this Amy’s Angels segment on Fox2Detroit to learn how our 2016 Grant will impact its recipient, Variety Feeds Kids. Impact100 Board Members Amy Tattrie Loepp and Pamela Niekamp join Kelly Shuert from Variety to discuss the exciting outcome of the grant process with Amy Andrews.
Hear our Treasurer, Amy Tattrie Loepp, be recognized by the Paul W Smith Show as part of the WJR Women Who Lead Series. Women Who Lead spotlights women from across the Great Lakes Region who are leaders in their industries and communities. Amy discusses the success of Impact100 Oakland County as well are her numerous personal accomplishments.
Our very own Mary Pat Rosen was recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly! Hear about her love of the law, special interests and her thoughts on being Vice President of Impact100 OC. We are so lucky to have her!
Amy Tattrie Loepp tells Paul W. Smith she has launched Impact100, a women’s philanthropic group that is raising money to provide grants to needy groups in Oakland County.
Impact100 operates in more than 30 cities across the country and Impact100 Oakland County is the newest chapter. The other chapter in Michigan is in Detroit.
Tattrie Loepp says each year, chapters aim to recruit a minimum of 100 members who each donate $1,000, resulting in the $100,000 offer to a local nonprofit, with 100 percent of the proceeds raised given to the selected nonprofit.
Romy interviews the founder of Impact 100 Oakland County (Michigan), Ginny Fischbach. What happens when 100 women put $1000 each together for a community good?