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Colorado Gives Foundation - Arvada, CO - 67 Survey Respondents
"Use every offer of personnel support that the Foundation sets forth. They truly want to help and get the money into the community for maximum impact."
Morris And Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation - Washington, DC - 50 Survey Respondents
"We've been really happy with Cafritz thus far. They are really supportive and interested in capacity building for their grantees. We know one orga"
NextFifty Initiative - Denver, CO - 46 Survey Respondents
"Next 50 is generous in providing discovery calls and assisting to figure out eligibility for their various grant opportunities. They made the process"
Paul M Angell Family Foundation - Chicago, IL - 15 Survey Respondents
"This is our first time applying. We don't have any advice at this point."
Foundations Community Partnership Inc - Doylestown, PA - 24 Survey Respondents
"Wonderful funder, very accessible and I recommend reaching out to build a relationship and see which grant best applies to your organization."
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Windgate Charitable Trust - Siloam Spgs, AR - 1 Survey Respondents
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The Joseph E & Marjorie B Jones Foundation - Washington, DC - 1 Survey Respondents

News & Resources

What it Really Takes to #FixTheForm: Behind the Scenes with the Initiative Foundation
by Kimberly Slipy, Initiative Foundation and Kari Aanestad, When The Initiative Foundation first began the journey of updating their grants management systems and processes two years ago, they never have could have imagined the impact that small changes would have on their community and own staff. This 34-year-old community foundation based in Little Falls, [...]
Listening – An Opportunity for Funders
by Cindy Matthews and Kelly Degering, Community First Foundation Foundations and nonprofits need one another in order to succeed in their charitable missions. Sometimes things get in the way -  like inadvertently cumbersome applications (#FixTheForm), broken contact links, misunderstanding of priorities. A primary goal of GrantAdvisor is to close the feedback loop between grantseekers and grantmakers, [...]
Why We Need to #FixTheForm
Surprise pop-up questions. Not being able to save. Applications that take 25 hours and result in $2,000. Poorly designed grant applications cost nonprofits precious time (up to 20% of full time work), create barriers and inequitable access to funding, and lead to burnout and turnover in key roles. Small changes (ie. eliminate word limits!) can [...]