Application Process

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

We are excited to announce that Impact100 Greater Sacramento has two $100,000 grants which will be awarded to nonprofits in Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer and Yolo Counties. 

The application opens March 17, 2023 and will close on April 30, 2023. Apply via the button below.

You will be asked to apply under one of five focus teams

  • Health and Wellness,
  • Arts and Culture,
  • Education,
  • Environment or
  • Family.

Once the application process closes, our five focus teams will review the applications.  The teams will reach out to you as they narrow down the applications.

Site visits will be conducted in August 2023 for the final three in each focus group. 

The five finalists will be announced in September. 

In October, we five finalists will speak to the membership at our Annual Event.  Voting will take place that evening.  If you have any questions, email  

All stages of the grant review process are conducted entirely by current members of Impact100 Greater Sacramento.

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 counties in the Greater Sacramento area
  • 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.

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.