The Big Reveal!

Exciting news! At our Big Reveal Event held Thursday night, April 11, our membership numbers were announced, which translate into grant dollars. Our membership for 2024 has soared, allowing us to award TWO grants of $100,000 and THREE grants of $25,000 each! This incredible support from the women of Greater Sacramento showcases the power of […]

Meet Jen Peters

With our March Member Jen Peters, it’s all about family, AND community! A dedicated mom of adult twins, Jen has been a big part of Impact100 Greater Sacramento since its inception and currently serves on the Nominating Committee. In addition, she and Janay Parkinson co-chair the Special Events Committee (a true Dynamic Duo!) so get […]

Volunteer Days – NorCal School of the Arts!

You asked for more opportunities to volunteer. Here is your first! In October 2023, we awarded a $100,000 grant to NorCal School of the Arts. They have become part of our Impact100 Greater Sacramento family. Michele, NorCal’s CEO, participated in our grant training and will be speaking at our annual event.  In turn, we want to support them […]

Meet Sally McLaughlin – New Member Coordinator

There is quite a bit of “new” surrounding this month’s member, Sally McLaughlin. Not only is she our New Member Coordinator, she is also relatively new to Sacramento, and newly retired!   A well-traveled gal who has lived abroad, Sally grew up in Southern California (Pasadena) and is a graduate of both Cal Berkeley and Cal […]

Meet Janay Parkinson

Janay loves having fun and making people happy. Her passion for throwing amazing parties makes her the perfect choice for Impact100’s Special Events Co-chair.  Why did you join Impact100? To transform communities alongside exceptional women. What is your favorite aspect about Impact100? The parties! My husband and I entertain multiple times a week, and I […]

Meet Elizabeth Lake

Some of you already know Elizabeth, as she is a sixth generation Sacramentan. Her family has deep roots in Sacramento – her family tree goes back to her great- great- great-grandfather, for whom the town of Sheldon was named!   Elizabeth found her true passion early on – interior design – although she didn’t think of […]

Meet Catherine “Cat” Ann Miller

Our Member Highlight this month is Cat Miller. Take a moment to learn more about Cat and what brought her to join our amazing group of women.  Why did you join?  I have been incredibly blessed in my life and I strongly believe in giving back. Impact 100 is the perfect way to positively impact […]

Member Spotlight – Gloria Naify

This month couldn’t go by without highlighting Impact100 member, Gloria Naify. Thank you Gloria – we are grateful for all you do!

Grant Winners: River City Food Bank and NorCal School for the Arts

Congratulations to our two $100,000 grant winners, River City Food Bank and NorCal School of the Arts! The runners up, receiving $6,000 grants, were American River Conservancy, Sunburst Projects, and Effie Yeaw Nature Center. At our annual voting event, held on October 5, the five finalists made presentations on their transformational projects and our 2023 […]

Meet our Five Finalists!

Meet our our final five finalists of 2023! Under the “Grant” tab, click “Our Impact” and see what they would do with one of our $100,000 grants. Each finalist will make a brief presentation at our October 5 celebration and voting event. We are proud and honored to be a part of their journey to […]