Non-Profits

5 Non-Profits, one from each of the following categories, will be selected by  Members for consideration:

  • Veterans/Health/Human Services
  • Animals/Environment
  • Arts/Culture/Humanities
  • Children/Education
  • Public Benefit

All Nominees will be either based in Ada County or have a meaningful, measurable impact in Ada County

Nominees must also be:

  • Operating for at least 1 calendar year prior to presenting
  • Registered as a 501(c)3
  • Willing to use the funds solely for impact within Ada County
  • Committed to using the funds exclusively for program, as compared to administrative, expenses

Non-secular organizations; educational institutions, i.e. pre-schools, K-12 schools, and colleges/universities; and national/international organizations that do not have meaningful, measurable impact in Ada County, may not be considered

Nominees will each make a 4-minute presentation about their organization including:

  • Who they are
  • What they do
  • Why they do it
  • How the donated funds will be used

Non-profits may be nominated by 100ADA members. If you are 100ADA member and have a non-profit that you would like to nominate, please complete the Nomination Form.

You will be prompted to login with your email address and password before accessing the form. If you do not know your password, click the "Forgot password" link.

If you are not yet a member, please join us!

Nominated Non-Profits please complete and submit the Non-Profit Fact Sheet.

CORE ( The Board) Members & Charter Members

Each of the 100+ members and charter members commits to donating $200 ($100 per event, included with Member and Charter Member registration fees). " Givers" may attend any event for $100 and can vote. They may not nominate a non-profit for consideration.

" Charter Members" will obtain the this designation as they are our 1st 100 Members. After we reach the 1st 100- the additional sign ups will be referred to as " Members"

Following the Nominee presentations, Attendees will cast a vote for their favorite Nominee

The organization receiving the most votes (a plurality) will be declared the Winner

Attendees wishing to give additional to the Winner or other Nominees may do so

100% of your giving gift is tax deductible

100 ADA is a giving circle created by a group of local, community-minded professionals with the following dual objectives:

1. To increase each member’s giving impact for local non-profits

2. To develop and strengthen the network of like-minded individuals who care about Ada County


Additional Rules

All Winners are precluded from reentry for a minimum of 3 years

Any Non-Profit that is not selected may be re-nominated at subsequent events

In the event of a tie, Attendees will revote, choosing from among the tied Nominees

Future meetings will open with a brief report from last meeting’s Winner regarding that organization’s progress and use of the funds to date

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