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  • Defined as a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Organizations serving Sarasota and/or Manatee counties
  • Registered with the Florida Division of Corporations as a nonprofit corporation
  • Registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, unless the organization is exempt
Focus Areas

Impact100 SRQ advances philanthropy in Sarasota and/or Manatee counties by pooling together smaller donations of individual women to create a large grant(s) which will have a high impact in our community. We facilitate this by awarding $100,000 grant(s) to nonprofits in the following five focus areas: Arts & Culture, Education, Environment & Recreation, Family and Health & Wellness. The grant recipient(s) are selected by a vote of all members at the Annual Celebration after a thorough proposal review process.

The grant application cycle opens each Spring. Nonprofit organizations utilize an online grant platform to submit grant applications which undergo a rigorous review process. Our Focus Area Committees (FACs) review all grant applications and perform site visits of selected proposed projects. Finalists are chosen from among this group and make presentations to the full membership at the Annual Celebration. Our $100,000 high impact grant(s) are awarded the same evening. The number of grants is determined each year by the number of Impact100 SRQ members.

Arts & Culture

High impact programs or initiatives that cultivate, develop, educate, and enhance culture and the arts in Sarasota and/or Manatee counties.


High impact programs or initiatives that further the educational process or improve access to education for children and/or adults in Sarasota and/or Manatee counties.


High impact programs or initiatives that strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families living in Sarasota and/or Manatee counties.

Health & Wellness

High impact programs or initiatives that improve the physical and/or mental health and wellness of people living in Sarasota and/or Manatee counties.

Environment & Recreation

High impact programs or initiatives that restore, preserve, revitalize, or enhance the facilities or natural resources (including for recreational use); or improve the welfare of animals in Sarasota and/or Manatee counties, including those that encourage research, public awareness, and education relating to the environment and conservation of our natural resources.