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    Scholarships

    SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

    Impact 100 East Bay offers limited scholarships to women who are interested in joining but cannot make the financial commitment of $1,000. Our objective in providing scholarships is to tap women with talents and skills that could be useful within our chapter; broaden the diversity of our membership; and encourage younger women to develop their philanthropic practice. Scholarship candidates are women who have a passion for philanthropy, identify with our mission and can commit to becoming actively involved in our organization.

    Things to know:

    • Our scholarship funds are donated, and do not come out of the membership funds. As a result, funds may not be available every year to grant scholarships.
    • A scholarship may be offered to both new and returning Impact100 East Bay members.
    • Applicants are eligible to receive a scholarship only once.
    • Scholarships cover a portion of the recipient’s annual membership contribution, not the full amount.
    • Scholarship recipients have all the full rights, privileges, and expectations of membership.

    We currently offer two types of scholarships.

    1. Member Match – This scholarship is available to all potential members or existing members. Approved candidates will receive $500 of the required membership contribution from Impact100 East Bay, and the recipient will contribute $500. The member is expected to make the full $1000 contribution the following year.
    2. Young Philanthropist – This scholarship is available to young women age 18 – 39 and spans a three-year period. The Young Philanthropist contribution increases each year based on the following schedule:
    • Year-1. Member contribution = $350. Impact 100 EB will contribute $650;
    • Year-2. Member contribution = $500. Impact 100 EB will contribute $500;
    • Year-3. Member contribution = $650. Impact 100 EB will contribute $350.
    • The member is expected to make the full $1000 membership contribution in Year 4 and beyond.

    To apply, please print the application and email back to membership@impact100eastbay.org

    Thank you for your interest in Impact 100 East Bay!