Impact100 Southern Indiana Presents a $140,000 Check

Impact100 Southern Indiana presented a $140,000 check Thursday night to Open Door Youth Services for their Transportation and Residential Facility Upgrade project.

Augie Jones, Communications Manager for Open Door Youth Services, accepted the grant during the Impact100 Annual Award Celebration from Impact100 Southern Indiana President Leah Huber and Vice-President Lori Lewis.

The grant will allow Open Door Youth Services to purchase two new passenger vans and upgrade their dormitories.

The amount of $140,000 is the largest grant to be funded by Impact100 Southern Indiana to date. Over seven years the women-founded, led, and focused nonprofit, has raised and awarded $713,000 to nonprofits serving Clark, Floyd, and Harrison counties. Under the Impact100 model, the women who donate to become members also vote to decide which nonprofit will receive the high-impact grant. A live vote was held Thursday night after presentations from the four finalists and the winner was announced.

The four finalists competing for the grant were Open Door Youth Services, Arts Alliance of Southern Indiana, Family Ark, and Metro United Way. Each finalist proposed a project that would serve unmet community needs, provide transformational change, and could be completed within two years.


2023 Grant Winner Executive Summary