Standing Committees

Standing committees meet throughout the year. Members volunteer their talents and time to handle all of the duties and responsibilities needed by Impact100 of Northwest Florida, Inc. There is no paid staff. If you would like to serve on one of the following standing committees, please click on the Sign-Up link to let the respective Committee Chair know you are interested in joining their team and they will contact you directly with more information. You may also sign up for a Committee by going to the Member profile page and check the box of the Committee you are interested in joining. 

Membership and Events
The Membership and Events Committee is made up of three focus areas: Community Engagement, Event Coordination, and Membership Engagement. These three areas each have a different focus that work closely together to provide membership recruiting events that draw in new members and encourage member involvement.

  • Community Engagement 
    The Community Engagement Sub-Committee focuses on attracting in Corporate Sponsors, Small Businesses, and Friends and developing strong relationships with them to build community support for the Impact100 NWF mission.

  • Event Coordination 
    Event Coordination sub-committee plans and executes the Membership Recruiting Events, Membership Reveal, Grant Finalist Reveal, and Member Summer Socials. The committee works closely with the Community Engagement and Membership Engagement sub-committees to coordinate volunteers to help with event food if not provided by sponsors, set-up, greeters, sign-in, sign-up, and clean-up for in-person events.

  • Membership Engagement  
    The Membership Engagement Sub-Committee is responsible for providing accessibility so that women can join or renew memberships, verify data entry and member tracking, follow-up with event attendees and new or renewing members, along with the Evergreen, NextGen, and Mentorship programs.
    • Ambassadors, 
      Ambassadors are primarily past or present Board Members willing to mentor a small group of new members to foster friendships, answer questions, and encourage involvement. Other members that have been involved more than 3 years can sign up to be Ambassadors.
    • Service Committee
      Members are willing to help out when the need arises. Members volunteer their talents and time as needed to handle duties and responsibilities needed by Impact100 NWF, because there are no paid staff members. Examples include: Making Phone Calls, Helping with Mailings, Providing Food for Events, Performing Data Entry

Marketing and Communications (Valerie Bogar, Chair and Kate Tobin, Co-Chair)
The Marketing and Communications Chair oversees and coordinates all marketing and communications functions. The Chairs and Co-Chairs of the Technical Support and Digital Communications, Grant Communications, Marketing, and Member Communications Sub-Committees serve on the Marketing and Communications Committee.

  • Technical Support and Digital Communications (Valerie Bogar, Chair) 
    The Technical Support and Digital Communications Sub-Committee is responsible for soliciting committee members from among the current membership, serving as the point of contact for media outlets, social media, and virtual meeting technology.

  • Marketing (Kate Tobin, Chair)  
    The Marketing Sub-Committee develops an integrated marketing and communications plan and budget, creates and shares talking points and messaging for the organization and events.

Grant Committee 
The Grant Committee Chair oversees the Grant Process Committee, the Grant Review Committees and Area Review Committees, and Grant Liaisons efforts to encourage local nonprofits to submit grant applications; guide the grant application and review process; and recommend to the Board of Directors projects that are sustainable, transformational, impactful, and adhere to Impact100 NWF grant guidelines for the membership vote.

  • Grant Process Committee 
    The Grant Process Committee Chair is responsible for working with five Grant Process Coordinators to support the Grant Committee and Grant Review Chair with Training, Forms, Technology, Finance and Communications.
  • Grant Review Committee  Sign-up for an Area Review Committee below
    The Grant Review Committee Chair coordinates and assists the Area Review Chairs and their Committees in the review of their area grant applicants. There are five grant review committees. Members are responsible for review of grant applications and site visits with applicants. Each grant applicant organization is thoroughly reviewed by the committees. Each committee then makes recommendations of finalists to the Board of Directors. These committees meet mid-summer through September. Sign-up to participate on a 2023 Area Review Committee in June.
  •  Area Review Committees are:
    • Arts & Culture:  Cultivate, develop, and enhance the cultural, artistic and historic climate 
    • Education: Further the educational process or improve access to education for children and/or adults  
    • Environment, Recreation & Preservation: Restore, preserve, revitalize or enhance facilities, surroundings and/or recreational opportunities   
    • Family: Strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families   
    • Health & Wellness: Improve mental and/or physical well-being  

  • Grant Liaisons 
    The Grant Liaisons monitor Grant Recipient progress towards the completion of the project within budget and on time. Grant Liaisons are usually Board members or members of the Area Review Committee who are familiar with the recipient and project.

  • Finance Committee 
    The Finance Committee provides financial oversight of the Grant Applicants selected by the Grant Committee as potential finalists for Impact100 NWF Grants.

  • Annual Meeting 

    The Annual Meeting Committee is responsible for planning and executing the Annual Meeting. The Annual Meeting is hosted by the Board of Directors (BOD) and is the event where the Impact100 Northwest Florida Members vote on the grant recipients. It meets from late summer until the Annual Meeting in early November.