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Impact100 Garden State Awards Record $408,000 in Grants

Impact100 Garden State Awards Record $408,000 in Grants

Friday, June 7, 2024

At its Annual Awards Meeting on June 5, Impact100 Garden State announced four recipients of $100,000 grants. The recipients are:

Cheshire Home, a provider of short-term rehabilitation for adults with spinal injuries and neurological impairments, for its program “Helping Paralyzed Young Adults Rise&Walk Again”
Comfort Zone Camp for its program “Free New Jersey Bereavement Camp Where Children Learn to Grieve, Heal and Grow”
The Institute of Music for Children for its program “Arts Access for High-Need Children
Table to Table for its program “Food Rescue Heroes: Bridging the Gap Between Food Waste and Hunger.”

The three remaining finalists each received a $3,000 Merit Grant. They are:
Housing Partnership for Morris County
Passaic County Community College Foundation
Rebuilding Together North Jersey

The all-women, all-volunteer Impact100 Garden State organization pools member contributions to make high-impact grants. The group has donated more than $3.5 million to area nonprofits since it began grant-giving in 2013. This year a record membership of 408 women allowed Impact100 Garden State to give four $100,000 grants for the first time.