Experience the exponential
power of giving
Join Now

Impact Fairfield County

is a collective giving circle that engages women of Fairfield County, Connecticut in local philanthropy on a deeper level. We unite women by together providing large, transformational grants to local non-profits. We strive to reach the underserved and improve the lives of those in our community.

Learn about membership

2017 Impact Grant Award

$100,000

WE AWARDED OUR 2017 IMPACT GRANT TO THE CENTER FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT CRISIS COUNSELING AND EDUCATION

The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education (“The Center”) was the winner of the 2017 $100,000 Impact Grant for their Lower Fairfield Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners (SAFE) program.

Read More

The SAFE program is a coordinated effort between The Center and Greenwich, Stamford and Norwalk Hospitals to provide timely, compassionate and trauma-informed sexual assault forensic exams to victims of sexual violence. For this program, The Center will train a minimum of 12 nurses, who will later be made available to the three area hospitals. the hospitals will utilize The Center’s already existing 24-hour hotline to connect with the program coordinator. If the victim qualifies as a SAFE Kit candidate, the SAFE program coordinator will activate the SAFE on-call system and arrange for the arrival of a nurse and advocate to the hospital emergency room. The program will also ensure ongoing training for SAFE nurses, ER personnel and law enforcement.

Hide this content

2017 GENERAL OPERATING GRANTS

Building One Community

$20,000

We awarded a grant to Building One Community for general operating support.
Center for Family Justice

$20,000

We awarded a grant to The Center for Family Justice for general operating support.
International Institute of Connecticut

$20,000

We awarded a grant to International Institute of Connecticut for general operating support.
Soundwaters

$20,000

We awarded a grant to SoundWaters for general operating support.

Save the dates

5.2.18

ANNUAL MEETING: FINALISTS PRESENTATIONS AND GRANT AWARDS

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
9:30am – 12:00pm
UConn – Stamford, CT

Add to Calendar 5/2/2018 9:30 AM 5/2/2018 12:00 AM America/New_York ANNUAL MEETING: FINALISTS PRESENTATIONS AND GRANT AWARDS MM/DD/YYYY aFuGMbzeWzboRSCDwmfd19476

Introducing

Generation Impact is a collective giving circle of girls. Inspired by the thoughtful and powerful giving of Impact Fairfield County, this new program will introduce the next generation to the needs in our community, foster the spirit of philanthropy, and empower girls to work together to make an impact in Fairfield County, CT.

LEARN MORE

100% of your membership

contribution of $1,000 will go to fund the transformational grants to local non-profits that will be awarded in May of the grant year. Impact Fairfield County is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity.

Impact 100 National Movement

We are part of a national movement of women who collectively give to make significant change.

Since the founding of Impact 100 in 2001, over

$45 Million

Has been contributed by Impact groups across the country and abroad to fund local needs.