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Mission To engage women in philanthropy To collectively fund transformational grants to charitable initiatives in the Westchester region To raise awareness of many worthwhile nonprofit organizations while inspiring our members to become personally involved with these charities 2016 Annual Meeting June 8, 2016

$228,000 in Grant Awards Impact100 Westchester P.O. Box 634 Hartsdale, NY 10530-0634 Visit us at Contact us at

2016 Highlights

Connect Recruited 228 members Led by 30 Board members Managed by six Executive Board members Connected with15 members on a 4-mile Hike Heard from the 2015 Winners at the Meet & Mingle Mingled with members at the Wine & Pizza Night Worked together at the inaugural Day of Service Attended two leadership conferences Interviewed by two radio show hosts

Educate 90 attended the Nonprofit Info Session 120 members participated in the grant review process Participated in three panel discussions about philanthropy Received 42 Letters of Inquiry Requested 22 Full Proposals Visited 12 nonprofit organizations Selected five Finalists Five Review Committees evaluated grant applications Finance Committee performed due diligence Events Committee organized and planned social events Communications Committee kept members informed

Transform Awarding $228,000 to local Nonprofits Partnering with Project Grant winners Supporting Operating Grant winners Launched new website Implemented new database system Awarded Philanthropic Organization of the Year by the Association of Development Officers, ADO

Program 7:00 PM

Registration & Reception Join the 2017 Grant Cycle Visit Finalist Information Tables

8:00 PM

Welcome Finalist Presentations

9:00 PM

Vote Pledge Card Collection

9:30 PM

Winners Announced Closing Remarks

2016 Grant Finalists One hundred and twenty members participated in the grant review process this year. Five Review committees evaluated the applications and went on site visits. The Finance Committee performed due diligence to evaluate viability. As a result of this rigorous process, the following five finalists were selected and will present tonight.

• Latino U College Access • Pace Women’s Justice Center • Songcatchers • Westchester Institute for Human Development • Westchester Parks Foundation

(formerly Friends of Westchester County Parks)

2016 Grant Cycle – Assorted Stats

A Special Thank You For the 2016 Grant Cycle, 100% of each member’s $1,000 Membership Donation was used to fund grants. This would not have been possible without the generous support of members, friends and corporate sponsors who provided additional funding to cover essential administrative and operating costs (summarized on the adjacent pie chart). A special thank you to: • All the members who donated additional funds above their $1,000 Membership Donation • Friends who made donations to support Impact100 Westchester during the year: Marla Aboulafia Lauren Burack Designs that Donate Elmwood Country Club Staci Grodin Ann Jackler & Stephen Haber Susan Lerner

Judy Pless Laura Preskin Jen Rosin Henie Simon Bonni Stanley Dolores Weinzimer Susan Wolfert

• Corporate sponsors who generously provided Matching Gifts on behalf of our members who are their employees: Deutsche Bank Morgan Stanley Mutual of America Pfizer

Towers Watson Time Warner Verisk Analytics Verizon

Leadership Executive Board Anita Borkenstein Amelie Kraus Susan Newman Donna Seife Michelle Coleman Cindy Musoff

Co-President Co-President Treasurer Secretary Vice President Vice President

Board of Directors Vicki Adler Michelle Beinhacker Leslie Berger Mendell Susan Bloom Leslie Blum Michele Budoff Claire Cohen Ellen Hoffer Cohen Sharon Douglas Victoria Drozdov Stephanie Falk Lisa Goldberg Jill Greenspan Dianne Grossman Leslie Heineman Deborah LaPerch Margie Lewis Susan Mack Andrea Meyer Susan Myers Elizabeth Troop Rothstein Joy Sadowski Deborah Silverman Nancy Stuzin

Finance Co-Chair Review Committee Co-Chair Review Committee Co-Chair NFP Outreach Review Committee Co-Chair Special Events Chair Finance Co-Chair Legal Consultant Membership Co-Chair SlideRoom Co-Chair Communications Chair Review Committee Co-Chair Membership Co-Chair Review Committee Co-Chair Review Committee Co-Chair Review Committee Co-Chair Review Committee Co-Chair Membership Co-Chair Review Committee Co-Chair Review Committee Co-Chair SlideRoom Co-Chair Website Chair Customer Management Chair Legal/Grant Agreement

Acknowledgements Whether it's providing food for our Day of Service or a venue for one of our member events, we appreciate our corporate sponsors. We gratefully acknowledge the following businesses for donating goods, services or facilities: Catherine Rapfogel, CPA Manager, O’Connor Davies, LLP • Oversees voting at the Annual Meeting Jamie Kilgore, Photographer • Photos for the Annual Meeting

George Steinberg, Videographer • Video for the Annual Meeting Giannoni’s Deli, Scarsdale • Food for the Day of Service Candy Rox, Bronxville • Treats for the Day of Service ShopRite of Scarsdale • Food for the Day of Service

Ben Zabin, Magician • Magic Show for the Day of Service Oren Cohen & David Meyer • Photos for the Day of Service

The leaders of various Impact100’s across the country who continue to mentor us by graciously answering our numerous email questions and phone calls.

Full Proposal Applicant - Missions April’s Child For 34 years April’s Child’s mission has been to reduce the incidence of child maltreatment and strengthen families utilizing staff and trained community volunteers. Parenting is one of the most rewarding and the hardest jobs in the world. April’s Child provides encouragement, support and guidance to vulnerable families in Westchester. Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Over 500 kids daily, ages 3-18 years old, attend the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester in Mt. Kisco, a safe place with committed teachers, mentors and volunteers. They build academic success, health and life skills, self-esteem and self-confidence, and productive futures, and serve as a vibrant community hub. Cancer Support Team The mission of Cancer Support Team, a New York licensed home care agency, is to enhance the quality of life of cancer patients and families in lower Westchester County. We provide professional nursing care, social work counseling, case management, and financial and transportation assistance, free of charge and without regard to insurance coverage, at any stage of the illness. Community Based Services Since 1981 Community Based Services has provided opportunities for individuals with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities to reach their potential. Serving all ages, CBS provides a full range of residential, pre-vocational, day programming and community based services designed to meet the needs and preferences of each person served.

Full Proposal Applicant - Missions

Clay Art Center Clay Art Center is a nationally recognized center for the advancement and practice of the ceramic arts and a champion for those without arts education access. We help change lives through powerful arts therapy via partnerships with Gilda’s Club, the Alzheimer’s Association, The Family Coachman homeless shelter and Hope House. Country Children’s Center The Country Children’s Center provides safe, affordable, high quality accredited child care and early-learning programs for children of low-income and working families in northern Westchester. Our program includes infant, toddler, preschool and pre K care; inclusion preschools; before and after school care; summer camp and back-up child care. Friends of Rye Nature Center Friends of Rye Nature Center is a non-profit organization devoted to environmental education, conservation, and stewardship in its surrounding community. In addition to managing Rye Nature Center, Rye’s 47-acre forest and wildlife sanctuary, FRNC provides year-round environmental programs and nature experiences to over 20,000 visitors of all ages and abilities. Westchester Parks Foundation Westchester Parks Foundation engages the public to advocate for and invest in the preservation, conservation, use, and enjoyment of the 18,000 acres of parks, trails, and open spaces within the Westchester County Parks system. We sponsor Bicycle Sundays, Camp Morty, Winter Wonderland, and many other beloved Westchester programs.

Full Proposal Applicant - Missions

Hillside Food Outreach Hillside Food Outreach is a unique food Outreach, in Westchester County, that home delivers healthy groceries to over 1500 Westchester residents in need and who are unable, for whatever reason, access local pantries. Over 350 volunteers provide food assistance to families with children, frail elderly, disabled and housebound individuals. HOPE Community Services HOPE is the core of the social safety net for New Rochelle's poorest residents. HOPE’s Soup Kitchen & Food Pantry provide over 480,000 meals annually. Our five Housing Programs provide housing and case management for the homeless. Our programs provide an essential continium of care model. Human Development Services of Westchester HDSW provides person-centered care management, residential and supported housing for adults recovering from psychiatric illnesses within Westchester County, and a clubhouse, HOPE House, in Port Chester. We empower the 3,000+ individuals we serve to achieve self-sufficiency. HDSW’s Neighborhood Preservation Company is a HUDapproved housing counseling agency. International Organization for Adolescents The International Organization for Adolescents (IOFA) is a small, “high impact,” not-for-profit organization founded in 1999 to eliminate the human trafficking and exploitation of adolescents through innovative programming and solutions to empower and protect vulnerable young people.

Full Proposal Applicant - Missions

Katonah Museum of Art Founded in 1954, the Katonah Museum of Art annually serves 40,000 members of the community through innovative exhibitions, vibrant outreach programs for local children, and inspiring adult events. It is the only non-collecting exhibition venue in Westchester County where children can explore and create art whenever the Museum is open. Latino U College Access Latino U College Access is dedicated to making college dreams a reality for motivated, Latino youth who are first in their family to go to college. We deliver culturally relevant, bilingual programs to Inform, Guide and Support students and parents to college success, providing equal access to opportunity for all. My Sister’s Place My Sisters' Place engages members of society to end domestic violence and human trafficking. Through shelter, counseling and legal services, we support victims in seeking safety and justice. Through education, we challenge perceptions of violence and promote healthy relationships with youth. Pace Women’s Justice Center The Pace Women's Justice Center provides free legal services to Westchester victims of domestic violence and elder abuse. Access to legal counsel is critical for victims to leave abusers and find safety. PWJC's mission is to pursue justice for victims, and prevent abuse through quality legal services, education and awareness.

Full Proposal Applicant - Missions

Songcatchers Songcatchers provides affordable access to high quality music education, training, and enrichment for children and families. Reaching for peace through music in an atmosphere that fosters community, mutual respect, self-esteem, leadership development and an appreciation for the arts is its goal. Programs: After School Music, Choral Arts, Early Childhood. The Guidance Center The Guidance Center of Westchester makes a difference in the lives of more than 5,000 people each year through programs in college and career preparation, mental health services, early childhood education, substance use treatment, and housing with case management. We help people of all ages learn, work and thrive. Port Chester Carver Center The Carver Center is the primary community-based organization in Port Chester, offering a host of resources with the main goal of serving underprivileged children and families. Established in 1943, Carver's mission is to build brighter futures by offering programs and activities that serve, educate, and empower. Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers’ mission is to recruit, mentor, and train culturally diverse and economically challenged students from high school through college and place them back in their communities as teachers and leaders. Now in is 20th year, TSTT serves 1,000 high school and college students and has produced 150 alumni.

Full Proposal Applicant - Missions

Wartburg Foundation Wartburg offers comprehensive senior care, providing a wide range of services to both residents living on campus and people in their own homes. From independent & assisted living, nursing home care, inpatient/outpatient rehabilitation, home care and adult day care services, their continuing care approach has earned them a trusted reputation in Westchester. Westchester Institute for Human Development WIHD creates better futures for people with disabilities, for vulnerable children, including children involved with the child welfare system, and for their families and caregivers. WIHD accomplishes its mission through: Professional education; Innovative services and supports; Community training and technical assistance; Research and information dissemination.

Women’s Collective Giving Impact100 Westchester part of a national movement of women who pool their $1,000 donations in order to achieve significant change in their communities. Since the founding of Impact100 in Cincinnati in 2001, over $29 million has been awarded by many Impact100 groups across the country to fund local needs. Each Impact100 is a completely independent organization with it's own mission, bylaws, structure, rules and procedures, tailored to the community it serves. The Impact100 model originated in Cincinnati back in 2001 when Wendy Steele mobilized her friends and business associates to promote collective philanthropy among women. She recruited 100 women to donate $1,000 each and, together, they funded a $100,000 grant for a dental clinic for the homeless. This first initiative demonstrated the potential for a group of women, pooling their talents, energy and resources, to have an extraordinary impact on their community! There are now more than 23 Impact100 organizations across the United States. Impact100 Westchester was founded in 2012 by Edgemont resident, Sharon Salomy Douglas. She was inspired by her college friend who was affiliated with Impact100 Philadelphia. Sharon's enthusiasm for bringing women's collective giving to Westchester was contagious and, before long, the first Impact100 Westchester grant cycle was underway.

Before You Vote

Consider the following: • Is the project truly transformational? • Does the project target under-served populations? • Does the project address unmet needs? • Does the project have a high impact on beneficiaries? • Will the project raise awareness of the organization? • Which project will most benefit an under-served Westchester population? • What is the impact of the project? • Consider broad vs. deep impact (number of people served vs. intensity of services) • Is the impact of the project short or long term? • Will the project have a ripple effect? • Is the project sustainable after the grant period? • Does this project have a high probability of success?

Thank you for your thoughtful consideration and for your vote. Impact100 Westchester is proud to support these worthy organizations.

Impact100 Westchester

$548,000.00 Awarded to Date 2016 Grants... $228,000 Total $100,000 Project Grant – TBD tonight $100,000 Project Grant – TBD tonight $28,000 in Operating Grants to 3 Finalists – TBD tonight

2015 Grants... $188,000 Total $85,000 Project Grant to Family Ties of Westchester Project: Bravehearts Village/Y.O.U University Workshops to educate young people, aging out of foster care, about important life skills to enhance their opportunities to find work and successfully live independently. $85,000 Project Grant to Groundwork Hudson Valley Project: The Lawrence Street "Get Moving" Playground New playground and recreation area in an underserved section of Yonkers developed by this nonprofit that makes neglected neighborhoods more livable and sustainable. $18,000 in Operating Grants to Clay Art Center & Student Advocacy

2014 Grants... $132,000 Total $100,000 Project Grant to Furniture Sharehouse Project: Furnishing More Homes New, custom-built delivery truck expanding the collection and delivery capabilities of this nonprofit that provides furniture to economically disadvantaged individuals and families. $32,000 in Operating Grants to Clay Art Center, Something Good in the World & Yonkers Partners in Education

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