Impact100 Sydney North

Past Impact100 Grant Recipients

Impact100 WA

2012 Focus area: disadvantaged children and youth at risk

Impact100 WA was the first Impact100 group in Australia. In 2012 WA sought applications from projects benefiting disadvantaged children and youth at risk. The winner was Manna Inc, and the three other finalists CANWA, DrugARM and Edmund Rice Camps WA.

2013 Focus area: disadvantaged children and youth

The Primary Grant recipient was Adventures WA and the other finalists Edmund Rice Camps WA (Eddie on the Road program), Midnight Basketball (Midnight Basketball Tournament program) and Sensorium Theatre/Performing Lines (taking the Jub Jub Tree Residency to regional schools).

2014 Focus area: education for disadvantaged young people or enhanced well-being and opportunity for people living with a disability or mental illness

The Primary Grant recipient was Mobile GP (now known as Homeless Healthcare).

2015 Focus areas: early childhood education, youth at risk and seniors in need

In 2015 WA was able to expand its focus areas allowing two organisations to each receive $100,000 Primary Grants – EON Foundation and Kalparrin.


Impact100 Freemantle


FORM – 100 Hampton Road was the Primary grant recipient and the other finalists, DADAA, South Lake Ottey Family & Neighbourhood Centre – Nyoongar Rangers and St. Patricks Community Support Centre (St. Pats) – The Fremantle Community Hub.

2015 Focus area: building Community Spirit

The Primary Grant recipient was Freemantle Social Farm and the other finalists, who all received $10,000 each, BefriendInclusionWA and Lifting Horizons (Night Hoops).

2016 Focus area: how do we create a culture of connection?

Lifting Horizons was the Primary Grant recipient and the other three finalists, Fremantle Men’s Community Shed, The Museum of Moving Objects (MOMO) Inc and Perth Symphony Orchestra.


Impact100 SA

2014-15 Focus area: disadvantaged young people

Kickstart For Kids won the Impact100 South Australia inaugural $100,000 high impact grant in 2015. At the Grant Awards Night presentation, Kickstart for Kids CEO, Ian Steel, explained how the money would be used to buy a cool room to help feed more disadvantaged children across South Australia. Thanks to the generosity of their members, SA was able to give $20,000 to each runner up – Second Chances SATutti Arts and Youth Opportunities.

In the following video CEO Ian Steel explains how the grant transformed Kickstart for Kids and the multiplier effect of an Impact grant.

2015-16 Focus area: domestic violence

On May 12th 2016 SA members awarded the Zahra Foundation its second $100,000 high impact grant. Due to the generosity of members they were also able to give $20,000 to each of other 3 finalists which included Australian Centre for Social Innovation, YWCA Adelaide and Raising Literacy Australia.

2016-17 Focus area: young people at risk

Members awarded two $100,000 grants to Backpacks 4 SA Kids INC. and Youth Opportunities Association (SA). $20,000 was awarded to the runners up MOSH Australia and Operation Flinders Foundation.

2016 event highlights.

2017 event highlights.

2017 Jane Doyle interview for 2016 finalists.


Impact100 Melbourne


The recipient of Impact100 Melbourne’s first Primary grant was River Nile Learning Centre and the three finalists 100 Story BuildingFitted for WorkThe Social Studio.


The Primary Grant recipient was McAuley Community Services for Women. The three other finalists, Holy FoolsThe Ladder Project and Open Family Australia, each received $10,000 grants thanks to two generous donors on the night.


Kids off the Kerb received the Primary Grant and the other three finalists were Aboriginal Literacy FoundationRaise Foundation and Life Changing Experiences Foundation.

2016 Focus area: Melbourne – diverse and Inclusive

The winner of the Primary grant was Sisterworks and the three other finalists, NCJWA (VIC)Outer Urban Projects and Western Edge Youth Arts.

 2017 Focus area: education (promoting/supporting learning)


Impact100 Sydney

2016 Focus area: young people at Risk

The Primary Grant recipient of Sydney Impact’s inaugural grant was Leichhardt Women’s Health Centre for their career mentoring program for girls. The program is a partnership with The Girls Refuge and Lillian and has the support of The Sebastian Foundation as well as Impact100 Sydney. The other finalists were batyr, Raise Foundation and Weave Youth and Community Services.


Impact100 Tasmania

After 16 months of planning, Impact100 Tasmania called for applications for their 2017 inaugural grant in April. Applications are now closed.