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Impact 100 Jersey Coast Grant Opportunity Info session April 4th!

Virtual (online)

The Opportunity

March 14, 2023 - Impact 100 Jersey Coast, a volunteer philanthropic women’s organization, today announced it will be providing grant application information via a video series and a virtual information session. Beginning today, nonprofits in Monmouth County can learn more about the grant maker's eligibility requirements and how to apply for it's $100K grants to be awarded this year.

These annual grants offer an opportunity for local nonprofits of all sizes, representing a range of needs in the community, to launch new initiatives and sustain their services. To date, Impact 100 Jersey Coast has raised and awarded $2.4 million dollars benefiting 28 nonprofits in Monmouth County. Last year, the women's collective successfully implemented mission awards and increased opportunities to be a finalist to it's grants process, enhancements that will be continued in 2023.

New this year!

To offer increased flexibility to busy nonprofits, Impact 100 Jersey Coast will kick off its information series for the 2023 grants cycle with videos covering eligibility requirements and detailed information on the application process, click here to watch. This education replaces the in-person/Zoom introductory sessions from previous years. On April 4 at noon, Impact will again host a virtual session offering both a deep dive Q&A and a conversation with a recent grantee. Register here for the April 4 session, a zoom link will be provided.

"We can't wait to educate local nonprofits about these transformational grant opportunities," said Anne Yeh, Grants Co-Chair for Impact 100 Jersey Coast. "Our organization aims to provide information and assistance in the most convenient formats. Stay tuned for additional offerings."

Who should apply?

Impact 100 Jersey Coast is extending this open invitation to all nonprofit staff, board, fundraisers, and grant writers whose organizations meet the following criteria:

501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that serve and benefit Monmouth County, NJ
Fit within one of five focus areas: Arts and Culture, Children and Families, Education, Health and Wellness or Sustainability & Environment
Have been a registered 501(c)(3) organization for a minimum of 3 years and have an annual organizational operating budget of at least $100,000 in the current and immediately prior fiscal year (annual gross revenue of $100,000 and expenses of at least $100,000)
Grassroots or startup organizations are able to apply if they are otherwise qualified except for the minimum operating budget and three-year existence, and are interested in applying as a collaboration with a Lead Organization that meets all eligibility requirements.
Registration and Information

For information on eligibility requirements and/or to register for the Grant Applicant Information Sessions, please visit the Impact 100 Jersey Coast website at

If you have questions, please contact Betsy McKnight or Elizabeth Williams, Nonprofit Coordinator Co-Chairs, Impact 100 Jersey Coast at

About Impact 100 Jersey Coast

Impact 100 Jersey Coast unites local women of different ages and backgrounds who contribute their charitable dollars, experience, and energy to make a tangible difference in our area. The organization’s goal is to create a forum to raise awareness of our community’s most pressing needs and fund transformational grants to high-impact projects addressing those needs.

Impact 100 Jersey Coast membership for the upcoming year is open now until March 15th, 2023. Membership funds are pooled to award significant grants of at least $100,000 each to nonprofits. Women throughout the area who would like to make an important and memorable impact in their community are invited to join this amazing organization. For more information, visit or contact us via email at

Chef Rob’s Virtual Quick Bites: Melt in Your Mouth Butter Cookies

Virtual (online)

Chef Rob's Virtual Quick Bites: Melt in Your Mouth Butter Cookies
3:00 PM
Join Chef Rob for a virtual Quick Bite! Learn tips and tricks from a seasoned professional! These renditions are short and savory, or sweet!

These are virtual cooking and baking sessions available to view on the Library's Website Find it Here!

This week's menu item is... Melt in Your Mouth Butter Cookies!

No registration required! Access the video here!

About Chef Rob: With over 30 years’ experience as a restaurant owner and personal chef, Chef Robert Scott brings his passion for fine and fun fare to the Monmouth County Virtual Library from his hometown in Hampton Bays, Long Island. Join Chef Rob as he teaches you how to prepare seasonal appetizers, main dishes, beverages, and desserts to spice up your mealtime, anytime.

CONTACT: Programming 732-431-7220 x 7222