Application Process

Impact100 Global Veterans awards grants to nonprofits in our community that address the focus area stipulated in our Eligibility Criteria.

Eligible nonprofits may submit a Letter of Intent to apply for grant funding of up to $100,000. We recommend reading our eligibility criteria before proceeding.

Member volunteers review and score Letters of Intent based on 4 criteria before selecting a subset of organizations to complete a full grant application:

1. Overall mission and vision of the organization
2. Meeting unique needs in the community
3. Proposed use of grant dollars
4. Shows clear programming specific to the focus area identified each year.

Important Dates:

March 1, 2023: Open Call for Letter of Intent Submissions

April 30, 2023: Letter of Intent Submissions Close

June: Grant Writing Workshop

Jul-Aug: Grant Applications Open for Selected Organizations

Sep-Oct: Grant Review and Site Visits

Nov: Voting and Awardees Announced

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All stages of the grant review process are conducted entirely by current members of Impact100 Global Veterans.

Focus Areas

Arts & Culture

Cultural programs, participation in the arts, arts education


Conservation and preservation of natural resources; environmental justice; parks and recreation; agricultural sustainability; environmental education and climate action.

Health & Wellness

Improvement of people’s mental and/or physical well-being.


Educational opportunities for children and/or adults, especially those that address lingering educational disparities affecting our community


Strengthening and enhancing the lives of children and families, including seniors

The Grants Committee ultimately selects two to three finalists to compete for the $100,000 grant at our Annual Meeting.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Defined as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Organizations serving the 50 United States and its territories
  • In possession of at least three full years (36 months) of independently prepared, audited, or reviewed financial statements

Grant FAQs

Applications are submitted online. See our Grants page for the link to apply when the grant application period is open.

No, each organization may submit only one grant application per year and must address the Focus Area described in the criteria.

Yes. You will be able to identify the additional funding sources for your proposal on the form.