If your nominated charity is picked out of our hat to be presented at the next meeting, you will be contacted by one of our organizers with the good news about 2-3 weeks before the meeting. The charity description that you submitted with your nomination will be put on our website as well as in
A charity is eligible for nomination if it meets the following two criteria: Based in, or serves the local population of, one of the following communities: Gloucester, Rockport, Essex or Manchester, and A registered 501(c)(3).
Charities that are not drawn from the hat will stay in the hat. Once a donation is made to a selected charity, that charity is not eligible for nomination for one year from the date of receiving a gift from 100 Who Care Cape Ann. For a list of selected and previously nominated charities, see
The three nominating members whose charity was drawn from the hat at the previous meeting give simple 5 minute presentations (no Powerpoints or handouts, please), followed by 5 minutes of Q & A with a charity staff member, if desired. Each member then votes to select the recipient charity, which is selected by simple majority.
Nominated charities go into a “hat” and three charities are drawn at random for consideration at the next quarterly meeting, plus one alternate. For a list of currently and previously nominated charities, see our Impact tab.
You must become a member and have a donation registered for our entire giving cycle (June 1 to May 31) to nominate a charity. Members who wish to submit a charity for consideration may submit a Charity Nomination. All nominations must be received six weeks prior to the next meeting for consideration. You may