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Racine Community Foundation Inc - Racine, WI - 33 Survey Respondents
"They have an easily to navigate website and most questions can be answered there first in addition, the staff reply quickly to email or phone calls as"
Allegany Franciscan Ministries - Palm Harbor, FL - 14 Survey Respondents
"It's important to build some relationship with the funder prior to requesting funds. Best that they have some idea of what you are capable of and"
Mary’s Pence - Saint Paul, MN - 12 Survey Respondents
"Make sure to read the guidelines and confirm that you fit the criteria; be prepared to put in some hours as questions were very specific."
Walter And Elise Haas Fund - San Francisco, CA - 12 Survey Respondents
"Engaging with the team directly is a wonderful experience. Process advise is to write the grant out in Word first, and then copy and paste into the"
M J Murdock Charitable Trust - Vancouver, WA - 50 Survey Respondents
"Confirm your organization is eligible BEFORE submitting an LOI. The Trust does not screen out ineligible organizations until AFTER a full application"
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Elmina B Sewall Foundation - Freeport, ME - 1 Survey Respondents
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The Gibney Family Foundation Inc - S Burlington, VT - 1 Survey Respondents

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GrantAdvisor Celebrates Minnesota’s GreatFoundations

The team at is excited to announce GreatFoundations Minnesota – a celebration of foundations doing great work in Minnesota.  At the beginning of 2020, we’ll be releasing a list of GreatFoundations in Minnesota using data from Since 2017, we’ve been tracking the trends and feedback from Minnesota grantseekers, and have identified some of [...]

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How to (and why we should) Adopt an Asset-based Framework in Grantmaking and Grantwriting

By: Kari Aanestad, co-director of With input from: Andrea Sanow, Development and Content Coordinator at; Michelle Chang, Policy and Equity Coordinator at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Over the past ten years I have told stories of various organizations to foundations using the same grant application template that has been in use for [...]

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More than a final report: New ideas for funder “stewardship”

GrantAdvisor’s goal is to help grantseekers get the information they need to be successful and increase public awareness of their role in the nonprofit sector. That means articulating how the current systems around grantseeking and grantmaking work. But just because the current systems are designed a certain way, that doesn’t mean they’re perfect. GrantAdvisor also [...]

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