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Women of Impact Boone County is a philanthropic women’s group, coordinated by the Community Foundation of Boone County (CFBC). This group is designed to provide financial support for local nonprofit organizations while creating a sense of community.
Each member donates annually, amount based on membership type, to support the four nonprofits selected by the members throughout the year as well as a donation to the Women’s Fund endowment at the Community Foundation of Boone County.
Not a member but want to check it out? Join us at one of our meetings to experience firsthand what it’s like to be part of this group.
We hope you will join us in 2021!
We begin the evening with a social time at 5:30 p.m. Meetings start at 6:00 p.m. and conclude at 7:00 p.m, and are held at The Cardinal Room, Golf Club of Indiana or Ulen Country Club.
Members & eligible 501c3 organizations can nominate a nonprofit for the opportunity to win the group’s support. When an organization is selected, the speaker has 5 minutes to present to the group why this nonprofit deserves the group’s support. Three charities will be randomly selected at each meeting.
Members vote for one of the three nonprofits that presented. The nonprofit with the most votes is selected as that evening’s grant recipient.
Members make an annual donation, based on their membership type, to CFBC, which will award one large grant to the winning organization. You may also choose to make your donation quarterly, if preferred.
Observe the IMPACT
A check presentation will be scheduled roughly 2-3 weeks after the meeting. All members are encouraged to attend and hear directly from the selected organization how the donation will be utilized to better Boone County.
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|1st Quarter||Boone County Mentoring Partnership||$7,800|
|2nd Quarter||The Sunshine Society||$8,400|
|3rd Quarter||Boone County Cancer Society||$8,525|
|4th Quarter||Central Indiana Teen Challenge||$11,475|
|1st Quarter||Shalom House||$8,720|
|2nd Quarter||Prevent Child Abuse Boone County||$8,840|
|3rd Quarter||Special Olympics Boone County||$8,920|
|4th Quarter||Habitat for Humanity of Boone County ($3,000 from the Women's Fund)||$11,920|
|1st Quarter||Black Box Theatre Company, Inc||$10,030|
|2nd Quarter||Youth and Family Health Network--Ohana House for Women||$10,820|
|3rd Quarter||Boone County Senior Services||$11,190|
|4th Quarter||Mental Health America Boone County ($3,000 from the Women's Fund)||$14,440|
|1st Quarter||Boone County Cancer Society||$11,300|
|2nd Quarter||Lebanon Area Boys & Girls Club||$13,120|
|3rd Quarter||Humane Society for Boone County||$13,670|
|4th Quarter||Sylvias Child Advocacy Center ($3,000 from the Women's Fund)||$15,770|
Why Become a Member?
LOCAL IS IMPORTANT
You want 100% of your donations to go to a local charity in your community.
TOGETHER WE ACCOMPLISH GREAT THINGS
You want to be part of a powerful group that makes a lasting, positive and direct impact on Boone County.
You enjoy meeting other women who care about the local community and causes that make a difference here.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are joining after the first meeting of the year, your commitment can be prorated based on the quarters for which you are a member. For example, if you are joining in the third quarter, that could mean a $300 annual commitment for general members and $150 for shared members if desired. Contact Julie with any questions!
$1,000 annual commitment
$200 to Endowment
$200 each quarter
May send up to 8 female representatives each meeting
$500 annual commitment
$100 to Endowment
$100 each quarter
May sponsor member(s)
$250 annual commitment
$50 to Endowment
$50 each quarter
Must join with partner
One vote per pair
$100 annual commitment
$20 to Endowment
$20 each quarter
Must be under 30
(choose “Donate to a Specific Endowment Fund”
and select Women of Impact Membership from the dropdown menu)
Thank you to our 2021 sponsor for supporting us. Sponsorships cover behind-the-scenes costs to ensure that 100% of membership dollars go right back out into the community.