Impact 100 Garden State sets membership record, to support community nonprofits

Impact 1000 Garden State.
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From Impact 100 Garden State:

Impact 100 Garden State Announces 2019 Membership Results

Impact 100 Garden State is pleased to announce a record number of 345 women who have joined the organization for 2019.

This represents an 80 percent renewal rate and 105 new members, the largest number since its founding year. Membership also now includes a wider geographic area, with members coming from Andover and Sparta in Sussex County to Elizabeth and Summit in Union County, in addition to members from Morris, Passaic, and Somerset counties.

Members will be celebrating this milestone and be given an opportunity to socialize at a Members Party on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s Haggerty Education Center in Morris Township from 6 to 8 pm.

Young musicians from the Paterson Music Project, a past grant recipient, will perform and representatives from other past grant recipients will be on hand to meet and interact with members. There is free parking and members are asked to RSVP here.

Impact 100 is a Special Project Fund of the Community Foundation of New Jersey, which supports charitable giving focused on making New Jersey communities stronger.

Women work together to provide transformative grants to local non-profits in Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, and Union counties. Each member donates $1000 a year and together they make the impact of a $100,000 donation.

Over seven years since Impact 100 Garden State was founded, the organization has grown from 135 members to now 345 members, and during that time provided over $1.35 million in grant money to 13 local non-profits.

Panel discusses future of local journalism in Madison, at 'Use It or Lose It: Why Local Journalism Matters,' presented by Impact 100 Garden State, March 7, 2019. Photo by Marion Filler
Panel discusses future of local journalism in Madison, at ‘Use It or Lose It: Why Local Journalism Matters,’ presented by Impact 100 Garden State, March 7, 2019. Photo by Marion Filler
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