Ways to be Involved
As a member of Impact100 Philadelphia you can be as involved as you like. If you have questions about volunteer opportunities or want to become involved, please contact us.
Programs Committee Opportunity
The Programs Committee advances the mission of Impact100 Philadelphia by developing and implementing programs and events that engage and educate members. Our events:
- expand members’ knowledge of the needs of the Impact100 community;
- inform Impact100’s work as philanthropists and community leaders; and
- foster high-impact collective grant making.
The Programs Committee functions as subcommittees or individuals who have specific responsibilities, with infrequent in-person or Zoom meetings.
The Programs Committee is responsible for planning and implementing these yearly events:
- September – Annual Kick-off
- October – Fall Educational Program
- December – Funding Celebration
- January – Get to Know Impact100
- April – Spring Educational Program
- June – Annual Meeting
The Committee also provides support to:
- the Nonprofit Liaison for the Grant Application Information Training Session (November)
- Grants Committee for the Focus Area Committee Training Session (end of January).
All members of Impact100 Philadelphia are solicited as volunteers at the Annual Meeting. All other events require help in various forms from members of the Programs Committee. Jobs committee members will be responsible for, either in advance of or at events, include:
- Develop topics
- Management of technology – (IT support, Development of invitations in Constant Contact, Analysis of event registration and attendance, creating other documents such as slideshows, posters and name tags for events, Systematize the Programs folder in the drive)
- Suggest and reach out to potential speakers for the Annual Kickoff and Fall & Spring Education Programs
- Develop a list of and investigate potential venues for all events. This entails:
- Calling and visiting venues with an eye toward available parking, proximity and safety of public transportation, varying neighborhoods, physical accessibility of all parts of the premises, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion principles.
- Determining the number of guests that can be accommodated
- Pricing – fee for space, catering availability
- Working within the budget for specific programs
- Staff events – Working at check-in tables, photography, greeting attendees and circulating so newcomers and guests feel comfortable, and set-up/clean-up, when not provided by venue.
Annual Meeting Co-Chairs Opportunity
In normal years, the Annual Meeting is chaired by two members of the Programs Committee.
- Secure venue and communicate with the facility regarding setup, menu and payment for the event;
- Manage A/V needs for the event;
- Work with outside IT providers and coordinate slides/videos for Annual Meeting;
- Arrange for all printed materials and decorations/signage at the Annual Meeting;
- Coordinate (through Programs co-chairs) all Annual Meeting information between Grants, Nonprofit Liaison, Communications Committees and the Executive Team;
- Recruit and train volunteers for Annual Meeting;
- Monitor registration
Grants Committee Opportunity
Nonprofit Liaisons Committee Opportunity
The Non-Profit Liaison committee is recruiting members! These are important roles that work directly with the nonprofits. Team members are the primary points of contact with both applicant and funded organizations, assisting them in all phases of Impact100’s granting process. There are several committee roles available:
- Grant Champions – liaison with an Impact100 grantee and be primary contact with them for reporting support, news and information, and program opportunities.
- Committee Liaisons – working with other Impact100 committees such as Grants, Programs and Communications.
- Special Projects – we have identified some special projects this year such as data management and developing a “wish list” section for the newsletter.
Please email Alice Hausman and Denise Horan at email@example.com to let us know your interest.
In addition, we gather volunteer opportunities from our grantees on an ongoing basis. You can see those “wish lists” here.