Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan Receives $101,333

Child and Family Services of Northwestern Michigan (CFS) was one of three non-profits in the five-county area to receive a transformational grant from Impact 100 TC on October 23. Through a large variety of programs, this organization uses a trauma-focused lens to help children, youth, and adults heal and grow.

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Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources, a 2019 Grant Recipient

This October, three area non-profits received a transformational grant from Impact 100 TC. Each received $101,333 in order to expand their organization’s impact in the communities they serve.
Kalkaska Area Interfaith Resources (K.A.I.R.) was a grant recipient this year. K.A.I.R is a community-based volunteer organization that assists the needy residents

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2019 Grant Recipient: Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center

On the night of October 23, four non-profits stood before Impact 100 TC members to tell us their vision for a better community. Three of those finalists walked away from the event with a transformational grant of $101,333.
Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) was a grant recipient this year.

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An Update From 2019 President, Tonya Wildfong

Inspired. Humbled. Grateful. That and many more emotions come forward every time I think about Impact 100 TC! Your dedication to making our community better is truly transformational! Whether you joined to actively review grants or simply vote at the annual meeting, wanted to meet like-minded, strong women or be

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We Awarded $247,000 in 2018!

Our 2018 Grant Recipients:
Communities in Schools
Communities in Schools (CIS) will continue helping at-risk high school students stay in school by addressing both academic and nonacademic barriers to their success. Their 2018 Impact100 TC grant will help create a feeder school pattern for the CIS model to be

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Rove Estate Vineyard iConnect

The weather could not have been more beautiful for the iConnect event at Rove Estate Vineyard and Winery. Impact 100 members gathered to take in the beautiful view, share a glass of wine, and enjoy the camaraderie of like-minded women.  In the spirit of getting to know one another, we’d

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Inland Seas Education Association Utopia Update

By: Fred Sitkins, Executive Director
Inland Seas Education Association was very excited to receive the Impact 100 TC grant in 2017. We began work on the schooner Utopia immediately in anticipation of having her ready for final Coast Guard inspection in Fall 2018. But like any renovation of a seventy-year-old

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PEACE Ranch breaks ground on Experiential Therapy Center

By: Hannah Bouwmeester, Impact 100 TC
Nestled back on Hoosier Valley road in Traverse City is a tranquil farm appropriately named “PEACE Ranch.” At first glance, it resembles a regular farm; horses, outbuildings, and gardens.  However, it is so much more than that. I recently had the opportunity to meet

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Valentine’s Day & Caring for Others

Valentine’s Day is about lovers.  Well, not exactly.  It really is more about caring for others.  The holiday is named after Saint Valentine, a Roman priest from the third century known for marrying Christian couples during a time when they were being persecuted by Caldius Gothicus, the Roman emperor of

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GIVE and Get Healthy

What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?
Get Healthy? Feel Happier? Stay Focused? Many of you have set your Goal for 2017. Many of you are thinking: “Why do I have to say no to cheesy potatoes to feel better about myself? If I am not supposed to eat them, why do

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