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Cannon Foundation Inc - Concord, NC - 3 Survey Respondents
"They are clear about what they will fund, and are very willing to have a conversation about your proposal. Staff are exceptionally helpful all through..."
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San Francisco Foundation - San Francisco, CA - 12 Survey Respondents
"This was when they were of the fiscal sponsor for the East Bay foundation on aging. I am very glad that you spray foundation has left SFF because whe..."
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William Penn Foundation - Philadelphia, PA - 5 Survey Respondents
"DO NOT apply without establishing some sort of relationship with them first. The staff is great but the family/Board is tough and rigid...."
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Satterberg Foundation - Seattle, WA - 9 Survey Respondents
"They got our mission and values, and it was a good match for theirs (which are posted in detail on their website). If it's not a match for your or..."
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John S And James L Knight Foundation Inc - Miami, FL - 3 Survey Respondents
"They'll make you think you're on top of the world when they see you at conferences, and then they'll ghost on you. They're flaky and s..."
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Hey Foundations! Nonprofits can’t register for this conference, but that’s not the real problem here…

For more than a decade the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) has pioneered evaluating philanthropy through initiatives and customer feedback products including Grantee and Applicant Perception Reports, research, publications, and convenings. This week nearly 500 people nationwide will gather on May 7-9 for CEP's biennial conference hosted in Minneapolis, MN to address pressing issues facing [...]

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Why Donor Advised Funds Aren’t Really for Grantwriters (But Can Be…)

We've all heard about the fastest growing form of charitable giving: Donor Advised Funds (DAFs). If you are a fundraising professional chances are you can't open up your inbox or the latest philanthropy magazine without reading about how DAFs have surpassed $110 billion in assets in 2017, or how 6 of the top 10 largest [...]

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Anatomy of an Effective GrantAdvisor Response

When I was young and new arts grantmaker, I once unintentionally shared a link to an application that wouldn’t allow applicants to submit their application. We were using a new database and as the deadline approached, only a few applications were showing up where we thought they would. Finally, we got an exasperated email from [...]

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