Final thought … for the May 2021 eNews

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde This […]

2021 Grant (Long) Shortlist announced

On Tuesday 18 May 2021 we held the inaugural Generous South Australians Evening at The […]

New Member Update

Our Impact100 SA family is growing as more people hear about our simple philosophy of […]

Young Impact100 SA Launch

We were thrilled to launch our Young Impact100 SA on May 1 – an initiative […]

Cottages 4 Country Care partners with Herd Of Hope

Anyone driving past the Royal Adelaide Hospital on 6 May might have been puzzled to […]

JusticeNet SA and Homeless Legal Update

JusticeNet SA, winners of one of the $100,000 Impact100 SA grants in 2020, recently contacted […]

Impact100 SA Board – Introducing Jasmin Barry-Keen

We were delighted to recently appoint Jasmin Barry Keen to the Impact100 SA Management Committee. […]

Upcoming event- Grant Members Shortlisting Event

The next event on the Impact100 SA calendar will be our Grant Members Shortlisting Evening […]

Generous South Australian’s evening

Impact100SA Members are invited to join us for our Generous South Australian’s evening to celebrate […]

2021 Grant Round underway

Thank you to our members and friends for spreading the word about Impact100 SA grant […]

February Theme Announcement Launch Night

Our members and friends were bowled over at our theme announcement launch night in February! […]

An update from Young Impact100 SA

In our February eNews we announced that we were launching a Young Impact100 SA, a […]

Upcoming event- Generous South Australians

The next event on our Impact100 SA calendar will be our ‘Generous South Australians night’, […]

Your Impact 100 SA annual membership

Last year, our membership fee process was paused when we postponed our grants’ award night […]

Welcoming our newest members

Our Impact100 SA family is growing! We are delighted to welcome and introduce several new […]

Last Word – What is your impact?

Mark Twain is credited as saying “The two most important days in your life are […]

Grants EOIs now open – thanks Advertiser for promoting us.

Thanks to our very amazing pro-bono working HughesPR we made the Advertiser today. Check out […]

Announcing our 2021 Impact100 SA grant themes!

Last night Impact100 South Australia, your local giving circle which has awarded more than $1.3 […]

Join us for the announcement of the 2021 grant themes

Each year we look forward to the first major event on the Impact100 SA calendar […]

“Why Impact100 SA?” – David Dall, Founding Member

We asked one of those founding members to tell us why he continued to support […]

Here’s to new beginnings

Like most of you, after a very challenging year, we at Impact100 SA are planning […]

Introducing Young Impact100 SA

We are thrilled to announce that we will be launching a Young Impact for school […]

Attitude of gratitude

It is always a pleasure to hear of the achievements of our charity partners, since […]

Save the dates: looking to 2021

We look forward to an exciting 2021 year ahead. Our Impact100 SA Management Committee has […]

Welcome to our new members!

We are sincerely grateful for the ongoing generosity of all our members whose annual donation […]

Membership donations and renewals in 2021

A decision was made to defer the collection of 2020 membership donations this year, due […]

A night of impact

Less than four weeks ago, members of Impact 100 SA demonstrated the power of collective […]

What will the 2021 grants theme be? Cast your vote now!

As members may recall, this year we departed from our usual practice of voting for […]

Giving Tuesday 2020

Giving Tuesday, a global campaign to celebrate and promote generosity in our community, will be […]

The engine room – Impact100 SA

Each year, the Impact100 SA Management Committee pauses to reflect, refresh and renew, to ensure […]

Welcome to our new members!

We are sincerely grateful for the generosity of all our members whose annual donation enables […]

Thank you to our finalist’s mentors

We want to say a huge thank you to the orgnisations and people who provided […]


It is with great pleasure that we announce JusticeNet SA and Cottages 4 Country Care […]

2020 Impact100 SA Grant Award Evening

You and your partner/guest are invited to the Impact 100 SA 2020 Grants Award Night, to […]

Last Word

If there has been a silver lining during COVID-19, one that readily springs to mind […]

Watch this space: 2020 Grant Awards night

We are still waiting on advice as to the format of this year’s Grants Awards […]

Applications open for the Governor’s Leadership Foundation

The Governor’s Leadership Foundation, a highly regarded program to develop more holistic leaders, and which […]

Western Australia gives $330K to community

Congratulation to our friends at Impact100 WA, who recently held their annual Grants Awards, giving […]

Operation Flinders blending beans for a good cause

Operation Flinders, a beneficiary of an Impact100 SA $100,000 grant in 2018, has teamed up […]

A small charity doing big things!

It’s wonderful to see small South Australian charities doing big things, particularly when it’s helping […]

Impact100 SA Chair’s Takeaway Message – June 2020 Newsletter

Martin Luther King famously said, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent […]

Save the Date – Wednesday 28 October 2020

Four well-deserving community organisations Cottages 4 Country Care, Justicenet SA Inc, Lions Heart Learning Inc, and Technology for  Ageing and […]

Impact100 SA Chair, Kathryn House, awarded AM in Queen’s Birthday honours

Congratulations to our own Impact100 Chair Kathryn House on being awarded an AM in the […]

The outlook for philanthropy during COVID-19

Two important reports have been released in the last week, identifying the potential outlook for […]

WEBINAR – Charities in times of crisis – surviving, striving or thriving?

AN IMPACT100 SA MEMBERS WEBINAR: Wednesday 1 July, 7pm – 8pm (ACST) Everyone in our […]

Impact100 SA Chair’s Takeaway Message – May 2020 Newsletter

While the challenge to end the threat of COVID-19 to our society is not over, […]

COVID-19: A message from the Governor of South Australia

The Governor and his wife Mrs Le, have also been affected by COVID-19, having to […]

Making a difference- COVID 19 National Funding Platform

Everyone in our community is being affected by COVID-19, but none more than our not-for-profit […]

Responding to the challenge

We recently asked our friends at not-for-profit organisations around Adelaide to let us know how […]

Why do I support Impact 100 SA?

Our Impact100 SA members come from all walks of life, ages and interests, and are […]

Membership Subscriptions

The Impact100 SA Management Committee understands that many people in our community are struggling, both […]

Grants Awards Night – 28 October 2020

Our annual Grants Awards’ event was due to have taken place on May 6 this […]

Changes to the 2020 Grant Year for Impact100 SA

Dear Impact100 SA members and friends, Impact100 SA exists to create stronger, more connected communities […]

Announcing your final four …

Following the close of voting from Impact100 SA members last night, four outstanding community organisations […]

Membership Update – March 2023

Now more than ever, your membership is vital so that Impact100 SA can continue to […]

Committee Update – Clare Randall

We are pleased to welcome the latest recruit to our Management Committee, Clare Randall. Clare […]

Thank you for our Grants Software package

Members will recall that at last year’s Jam Factory event, we told you about an […]

Event update: Impact100 SA finalist shortlist – please vote online

Dear members,  Like everyone in our community and around the world, we are facing challenges […]

Members’ briefing: Visit to past recipients of Impact100 grants

Along with providing life changing grants and transforming communities, Impact100 SA is passionate about building […]

Save the date: Grants Announcement Event – Wednesday 6 May

The Impact100 SA Grants Announcement Event is always the highlight of our annual calendar, offering […]

Impact founder visits Australia

Wendy Steele, founder of Impact100 Global, and fellow US philanthropist Carrie Morgridge, of the Morgridge […]

Book now (Members Only): Final eight grants shortlisting night – Monday 16 March

Excitement is growing for our final eight applicants who are edging closer to receiving a […]

Australia Day Honours

We were thrilled to see a number of Impact100 SA members and friends recognised for […]

Youth Opportunities graduation

In 2017 Impact100 SA provided a major grant to Youth Opportunities, to support its highly […]

Milestones for Operation Flinders Peer Group Mentors

Operation Flinders was the major winner of a 2018 Impact100 SA $100,000 grant to fund […]

Impact100 SA’s 2019 Grant Award Video

The video from our 2019 Grant Award Evening is available for viewing here.

More details on our 8 semi-finalists for 2019/20 grant year!

Barefoot to Boots Limited Barefoot to Boots (BTB) is an Australian-based private sector NGO that supports […]

Announcing our 2020 semi-finalists!

After more than eight weeks reviewing 23 Expressions of Interest to create the best shortlist […]

2019 Collective Giving Summit – a summary

Representatives of Impact100 SA, including chairperson Kathryn House and members Julia Steele Scott and Nikki […]

Chairperson’s Report – November 2019

Kath House The weeks since our Grant Launch night at the Jam Factory have been […]

Save the date: Members’ morning tea with ZAHRA Foundation and MOSH

Members are invited to see your grant in action by attending a Members’ morning tea […]

Welcome to our new members

We welcome the following new members who have joined Impact100 SA since October! James Newton […]

RSVP now: United Way SA open invitation 11 December

Members are invited to attend United Way SA ‘Day of giving’ on Wednesday 11 December […]

Save the date: upcoming events!

Wed 11 December 2019 – Open invitation for Impact 100 SA members to attend United […]

Sweet new website

In August we didn’t just launch our 2020 grants, we also launched a shiny new […]

2020 grant assessment update

Following the announcement of the 30 charities who were invited to submit an expression of […]

Fruitful giving

As 100% of your donations going straight to Impact100 SA grants, our events rely heavily […]

Ambassador Jane Doyle clocks up milestone

Impact100 SA member and ambassador Jane Doyle, one of the most respected media identities in […]

Mentor’s wanted

We recently announced 30 organisations, as nominated by our members, who have been invited to […]

Announcing our 2020 nominees!

More than 100 members and guests gathered at the JamFactory last night for the official […]

Impact100 SA 2020 Grant Launch

What better way to warm up this winter than by attending the Impact100 SA 2020 […]

Congratulations to our 2019 winners!

Impact100 SA congratulates Grandparents for Grandchildren SA and United Way SA as last night’s winners […]

2019 top 4 announced!

Four outstanding community organisations are one step closer to winning one of two $100,000 grants […]

Our 2019 shortlist announced

After a difficult process due to the quality and volume of our applicants, our grants […]


At our May event this year, Geoff Day, our founding Chairman, advised that Impact100SA was […]


Impact100SA  members and friends were invited to visit the Backpack 4 SA Kids warehouse on […]

Operations Flinders – Peer Group Mentor Program Update

Peer Group Mentor Employment Outcome Development Program Plan| 2018 – 2020   Funded by IMPACT100 SA […]

Our 2018/19 Expressions of Interest Received.

The following is the list of applications we received for the 2018/19 grants round.  Applications […]

The Grant Assessment Process, Explained

In our recent survey, our members asked for more transparency in our grant application and […]

Big Thanks to SA Power Networks

Just a quick thanks to SA Power Networks who recently promoted our grant applications on […]

Key Save The Dates Announced!

Please SAVE THE DATE – Monday 18th March 2019 for our 2018/19 Impact100 SA Finalise the […]

Impact100 SA 2018/19 Grant Theme Announcement Night

On August 6, 2018 Impact100 SA Members gathered at Governors House to hear the announcement […]


Impact100 SA's 2018/19 $100,000 High Impact Grants will support a project or initiative focused on […]

2018 Impact100 SA Grant Night Video

Thanks to Hughes PR the video from our Grant Event held on 9th May 2018 is now […]

2017 Grant Award Event Video

The video from our 2017 Grant Award Event Night is ready for your viewing.  It […]

2018 Impact100 SA Grant Winners Announced

On Wednesday night May 9th 2018, Impact100 South Australia held its 4th Grant Event night […]

2017-2018 Final Four Announced

The final four have been announced and follow here in no particular order: Sammy D […]

Message from Roger Rasheed regarding the recent withdrawal from our final 4.

Dear Impact 100 SA members,   Thank you for voting for the Roger Rasheed Sports […]

The Votes Are In – Here Are The 2017-18 Final Four

  In no particular order … 1. Operation Flinders 2. Roger Rasheed Sports Foundation 3. […]

Our 8 Finalists Have Been Announced

In no particular order our 8 finalists for 2017-2018 are: 1. United Way SA 2. […]

Impact100 Sydney North Video Outlining the Impact100 Model

Impact100 Sydney North, is another Impact100 organisation in Australia.   Like Impact100 SA it is a […]

Expressions of Interest for 2017/2018 are now CLOSED.

EOI applications closed 6 October 2017.  Stay tuned for more information including our initial shortlist […]


Thanks to the popular vote of members, in 2017/18 Impact100 SA will be seeking applications […]

2017/18 Impact100 SA Theme Annoucement

The survey has closed and the consensus noted.  Our grants committee have been busy preparing […]

Introducing our newest Ambassador, Jane Doyle!

It is with great pleasure that we announce our newest Ambassador, Jane Doyle.  Jane has […]

Impact100 SA’s 2017 Grant Award Video is Ready for Viewing

Impact100 SA recently held our 3rd Grant Award evening – TWO $100,000 grants were awarded […]

Andrew And Nicola Forrest Make an Unprecedented Donation

This is an amazing story and great example of the changing face of philanthropy in […]

TWO $100,000 Grants have been awarded on 11th May 2017

On May 11th 2017, Impact100 SA with its members gave away $240,000.  $100,000 went to […]

Impact100 North Sydney create a great video

Our friends at Impact100 North Sydney have created a great video showing the benefits of […]

2016 – 2017 Four Finalists

OPERATION FLINDERS FOUNDATION Established in 1991, Operation Flinders Foundation is a South Australian based charitable […]

2017 Impact100 SA Grants Award Night

Tickets are now available for our Grant Award Night to be held on May 11. […]

Our Four Finalists Are …

75 of our members voted on 20th March 2017 and determined our four finalists. The […]

Act of Women Giving Founder, Lesley Harris, Interview

Act of Women Giving Founder Lesley Harris was interviewed by ABC Canberra on 3rd February […]

News from our friends at Impact100 Fremantle

We wanted to share with you a video that Impact100 Fremantle recently created about their […]

2016 – 2017 Shortlist

RESTLESS DANCE THEATRE Established in 1991, Restless Dance Theatre provides dance theatre opportunities for young […]

Our shortlist has been announced!

We are excited to announce our 2016/17 shortlist.  Remember, we will be awarding TWO $100,000 […]

Impact100 SA Year 3 received 54 applicants!

Applications have now closed for this years 2 x $100,000 grants and we have received […]

The 2016/17 Grant Theme is …

The 2016/17 Impact100 SA grants will support a project or initiative under either or both […]

Two $100,000 grants available for the 2016/17 year!

On Tuesday evening the 16th August 2016, Impact100 SA Ambassador Raymond Spencer (Chair of SAHMRI […]

2016/17 Theme Launch

OUR NEXT EVENT IS IMPACT100 SA’S 2016/17 THEME LAUNCH To be held on August 16th […]

New Website August 2016

Impact 100 SA is please to launch on new website.  Kindly sponsored by WebsiteToGo, the […]

The 2015/16 Grant Award Night Video