News & Announcements
IMPACT Community Action has processed more than 5 years’ worth of rental payments in less than 5 months. The IMPACT Hope Fund and Home Relief Fund has saved thousands of Franklin County residents, keeping them safe at home during these challenging times. New Applications for The Home Relief Fund 2020 Have Been Closed. Support the Home Fund: https://impacthopefund.org
The IMPACT Hope Fund Resumes for Eligible Residents on November 9th.
Road to Work Customer Testimony by Madelyn - All in all, the Roads to Work program was a great experience for me. I gained a skill, learned some lessons, and with the help of IMPACT, created an opportunity for unlimited success.
The weather is getting cooler which means we are getting closer to the winter months. As you think about shopping for new winter coats and mittens, here are a few ways you should consider preparing your home for winter, too.
IMPACT provides HOPE through our doors and on the big screen at a Drive In Movie: featuring the mini-documentary My Great Day in Harlem and the movie 42!
The IMPACT Community Action HOPE FUND is currently at capacity. We currently have 3,000 applications in our queue that our team and partners are working diligently to process. At this time, we are no longer accepting any new applications for rental or mortgage assistance.
Most of the things that impact all of our daily lives happen on a local level and are influenced by local politics, but because we are bombarded by ignorant POTUS tweets and national stories every moment of every day, we get distracted thinking nationally, not locally. It’s time for that to change.
COLUMBUS, OH – Mayor Andrew Ginther alongside Councilwoman Shayla Favors announced that the City of Columbus will provide an additional $7.5M to IMPACT Community Action’s IMPACT Hope Fund, which now totals over $10M, to continue to help Columbus residents avoid eviction and homelessness.
The City of Columbus is Hiring! COMMUNITY EVALUATOR
Earn up to $200 per day.
This independent contractor role that will evaluate the COPE videos (Columbus Oral Police Evaluation) as a part of the police officer selection process.
BE A VOICE IN THE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUALS SEEKING TO BE COLUMBUS POLICE OFFICERS.
The Ohio Development Services Agency and IMPACT Community Action will help income-eligible Ohioans stay cool during the hot summer months. The Home Energy Assistance Summer Crisis Program provides eligible Ohioans assistance paying an electric bill or assistance paying for central air conditioning repairs. The program runs from July 1 until September 30.
IMPACT Community Action requests bids from Central Ohio Dealerships for a white 2020 Super 4 door Cab pickup truck by Friday, June 12, 2020.
While we agree The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) needs a renovation, the solution is not the Trump administration’s proposed partial demolition.
Historically banks have been hesitant and, in many cases, completely unwilling to lend money to residents in lower-income neighborhoods, although they have no issues with profiting from deposits taken from these same communities. Since 1977, the Community Reinvestment Act has shone a light on the issue, and required banks to provide mortgages, small-business loans and other services in all communities where they operate.
IMPACT Community Action CEO, Robert ‘Bo’ Chilton Calls on Community Leaders to Raise a Voice Against Trump Administration Proposed New CRA Reform; “These proposed changes decrease accountability and diminishes the community-based focus of the Act,” says Robert ‘Bo’ Chilton, CEO at IMPACT Community Action. “ As an organization that provides Financial Capability training, we have forged strong partnerships with our local banks. We call on our partners and community leaders to raise a voice against these harmful proposals that undermine our community goal of becoming One Columbus with prosperity for all.”
IMPACT Community Action (IMPACT) will continue to provide essential services to people in Franklin County from 8am - 5pm, Monday - Friday, while remaining mindful of health and safety precautions, social distancing guidelines, and mandates regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19).
For more information, contact Kay Wilson, Director, Community Engagement & Advancement, (614) 453-1613, email@example.com
As part of our commitment to the community, we are announcing the opportunity to review our 2020-2021 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Application.
IMPACT Verses is a fun and engaging lip sync battle, which will take place September 19, 2019.
IMPACT Community Action’s Emergency Assistance Department is offering Central Ohioans walk- in access to the Home Energy Assistance Program/ Summer Crisis Program (SCP).
IMPACT Community Action is hosting the Franklin County Board of Elections to provide citizens the opportunity to experience the new hybrid voting equipment prior to the May Primary Election.
IMPACT's Emergency Assistance Department will offer "walk-in" access to the Winter Crisis Program from Monday, March 18 through Friday, March 29.
IMPACT Community Action is proud to announce a new monthly giving program, myPact.
IMPACT’s Emergency Assistance Department is open and stabilizing utilities in jeopardy of service interruption.
IMPACT Community Action is requesting Proposals to create, manage and support a Central Integrated Database Management System (CIDMS).
The Winter Crisis Program provides income-eligible Ohioans heating assistance. The program runs from November 1, 2018 until March 31, 2019.
IMPACT Community Action and the Ohio Development Services Agency announces to Citizens in Franklin County that the Summer Crisis Program (SCP) begins June 2, 2018 and ends August 31, 2018.
In recognition of National Community Action Month (May), IMPACT Community Action (IMPACT) and the Ohio Community Action Training Organization (OCATO), in partnership with the Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM), will host a Poverty Simulation on Thursday, May 10, from 3-6 p.m. at Westerville North High School, located at 950 County Line Road in Westerville, 43081.
IMPACT Community Action announces the 2018 Ripple of Hope Awards Gala: "A Decade of IMPACT".
The Community has spoken, and we've listened! IMPACT Community Action is pleased to provide the following results from the 2018-2019 Community Needs Assessment.
IMPACT Community Action is requesting proposals to provide Information Technology (IT) managed infrastructure and network services across two locations.
As part of our commitment to the community, we are announcing the opportunity to review our 2018-2019 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Application plan and budget.
IMPACT is helping to make the season bright by providing registration for Firefighters 4 Kids. Firefighters 4 Kids provides toys to children ages 0 - 12 throughout the Central Ohio area.
Effective October 2, 2017, the Emergency Assistance Department will open Mondays through Fridays at 8:00 a.m. and close at 6:00 p.m.
IMPACT is excited to be a part of the Big Give. The Big Give is a 26-hour online giving event to make a difference through kindness.
IMPACT Community Action (IMPACT) and the Ohio Development Services Agency remind Franklin County residents that assistance is available to help them manage their energy bills year-round.
IMPACT Community Action (IMPACT) and the Ohio Development Services Agency remind Citizens in Franklin County that the Summer Crisis Program (SCP) ends Thursday, August 31.
In an effort to make it easier for income-eligible households to receive critical utility service assistance during the summer months, IMPACT Community Action and its Emergency Assistance Department will host the 5th Annual “Beat the Heat” Summer Crisis Program (SCP) Kickoff on Friday, July 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the rear parking lot at IMPACT’s headquarters at 700 Bryden Road in Columbus.
IMPACT Community Action will hold a Governing Board Election on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, to fill three (3) vacancies on its Board of Directors.