How It Works

The Impact 100 model is simple.

Impact 100 Seattle is a women‘s collective giving organization that supports transformational change through unrestricted grants for community-based organizations serving the Puget Sound Region.

Each year, we aim to partner with a local nonprofit organization and support it with a $100,000 grant, paid over the course of 1-3 years. In addition to providing funding, we aim to support our partners beyond the check by employing the skills, connections, and resources of our diverse membership.

In our work, we are guided by the principles of trust-based philanthropy through which, we hope to support the local nonprofit community while addressing some of the unhealthy power dynamics in traditional philanthropy.

100 Women $100,000

At least 100 women donate $1,000 each. That’s $100,000+ dollars!

Nonprofit Community

Community-based nonprofits apply for a $100,000 unrestricted grant.

Review and Select

The Grant Review Team reviews applications and selects finalists.

Annual Meeting

All members gather to learn about the finalists.

1 woman, 1 vote

Membership votes to determine how funds will be allocated.


We partner with nonprofits to provide support beyond the check.