Highlands: Donates $20,500


Through Impact Club, as Impact Venture Capitalists, we invest heavily in local charities that demonstrate a powerful “Story Engine,” and have proven their willingness to fight for their cause – by competing in and winning a high-stakes competition. As a result, Impact Club, through Impact Venture Capitalism has dramatically multiplied the Impact that a single person can have on charities in their local community.

The Charities

Genesis House
Melissa Garrett
Healing Housing

Genesis House, Inc. is a victim service agency providing free and confidential assistance to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Genesis House has been in existence since 1981 and is the only victim service agency in the rural counties of Tennessee. Our mission is to promote the general welfare of victims of domestic and sexual violence by providing shelter, goods and services while helping them find safety in their lives and the self-sufficiency and healing needed to become independent.

CRMC Foundation Cancer Fund
John Belle
Community Cancer Support

Our mission is to improve the quality and compassion of healthcare for our patients and community by raising funds for charitable healthcare activities and investments in Cookeville Regional Medical Center. The Foundation is a nonprofit which exists to offer charitable assistance to local patients; support healthcare services for the community; promote compassionate programs for patients; and encourage investment in our regional, community-owned hospital: Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

The Cookeville Rescue Mission
Luke Eldridge
Cookeville Homelessness

The Cookeville Rescue Mission is the oldest and largest rescue mission in the Upper Cumberland, whose purpose and pledge are to serve our homeless and vulnerable neighbors through a program of spiritual, physical, material and emotional assistance; coupled with education and public awareness. For 43 years, Cookeville Rescue Mission has provided emergency, temporary shelter, hot meals, clothing, hot showers, emergency dental care and spiritual guidance for those in need.