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Eligibility Checklist and Letter of Intent Information


Please note that Impact 100 Southern Indiana has a two-step application process. We first require a Letter of Intent, followed by your application at a later date. Refer to the timeline in Section Two of the Request for Proposal document download for the deadlines for the letter of intent, application, and other key dates. Organizations that apply to Impact 100 Southern Indiana must meet the following eligibility requirements. Use this checklist to see if you qualify.

Impact 100 Southern Indiana Grant Award Eligibility Checklist:

  • We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a certificate or letter of status as a pdf.

  • We have been in business a minimum of two years from the date of our most recent IRS Letter of Determination, and are listed in good standing on the IRS Publication 78 and/or the Business Master File, and have completed our annual filing with the Indiana Secretary of State.

  • We have identified a program or project that targets a defined population that is described in the five Impact 100 global focus areas.

  • The project we will propose is a program improvement and/or expansion project, a capital expenditure, and/or a technical assistance/training project. It will operate for a defined duration of no more than two years; have defined, measurable goals; and will use entire $100,000 grant.

  • We serve women and/or children in Clark, Floyd, and/or Harrison Counties and have a location in at least one of these counties.

  • We will stay within the character limits and formatting requirements outlined in this RFP.

  • We will not use this funding for any other purpose than what is proposed.

  • We will clearly state what we will do, how we will spend the grant funding, and why funding is requested.

  • We have approval from our Executive Director and Board President to pursue this funding.

Eligible applicants must meet all of the eligibility criteria in order to be considered for funding.

Letter of Intent Requirements:


Your Letter of Intent must state your intent to apply for Impact 100 Southern Indiana’s grant funding. The letter must note that your organization and proposal meets all of the eligibility requirements in this checklist, and provide your organization’s current address.


This letter does not need to include any specific details about your proposed project. Impact 100 Southern Indiana will use the letters of intent to determine initial eligibility and to plan for our grant review process.

Award Deadlines:

Interested nonprofits should submit a letter of intent by June 28th at 11:59.  Applications are due by August 6th, 2019. The following documents are final versions and include the amount available for award in 2019, as well as a timeline. 

Listed below are links to download 2019 documents.
Final versions are available below.​

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