IMPACT Silver Spring (impactsilverspring.org) aims to achieve a racially and economically equitable Montgomery County through building and sustaining community-based, equity-focused spaces where people and organizations can take collaborative action. IMPACT believes that achieving true equity requires transformation at the personal/interpersonal, neighborhood and systems levels.

Headquartered: Silver Spring

Serves: Montgomery County

What a donation buys:

  • $250 seeds a resident-led community improvement project.
  • $1,000 pays for four scholarships for low-income residents to participate in the Network Weaver Learning Program.
  • $10,000 sponsors a symposium on cooperative development.

Volunteer opportunities:

  • As needed: Assist as a social media strategist.
  • As needed: Help as an English/Spanish interpreter.
  • Internships