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Impact Giving opens grant season with kickoff event on Sept 28

For the eleventh year, local nonprofit organization Impact Giving announces the kickoff of the 2020 grant season. The team of women partners from Laguna Beach who form the core of the organization aim to change lives both locally and globally through the power of collective giving.

To celebrate the opening of grant season, Impact Giving will host an intimate event at Manassero Farms in Irvine on Saturday, Sept 28 from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Mimosas, wine, a three-course lunch, and lots of fun are guaranteed.

The event is open to the public and will allow Impact Giving partners and guests the opportunity to get to know each other as well as learn about Impact Giving’s 2020 grant season.

Impact Giving has raised more than 1.3 million dollars in the short time since its launch and looks to raise even more this upcoming season.

Impact Giving Jennifer

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Jennifer Lipinski, Board Chair of Impact Giving 

“We’ve had so many wonderful organizations apply for grants this past year that we expect the pool of applicants for 2020 to be just as full,” states Jennifer Lipinski, Board Chair of Impact Giving. “The collaboration between our partners and the nonprofits during the application process is such an amazing thing to witness and we hope to grow our community of philanthropists over the next few years.” 

Special guest speakers include 2019 Grant Recipient, Court Appointed Special Advocates of Orange County (CASA OC). The group supports troubled foster youth and is using its grant money to help train and assign advocates for the over 225 Orange County children on the CASA OC waiting list. 

Registration is required. Tickets purchased by September 21 are $65 per person, or $75 per person after this date leading up to the event.

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