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Athwin Foundation - Edina, MN - 3 Survey Respondents
Foundation For Metrowest Inc - Natick, MA - 3 Survey Respondents
"It definitely helps to build a relationship with this funder and to demonstrate some degree of involvement in the nonprofit leadership community."
Walter And Elise Haas Fund - San Francisco, CA - 33 Survey Respondents
"Check their website the guidelines are clear"
Nellie Mae Education Foundation - Quincy, MA - 102 Survey Respondents
"Make sure to create a grant in excel. They don't mention that in the RFP but they ask for it when you are uploading. Make sure to have org details"
Del E Webb Foundation - Prescott, AZ - 4 Survey Respondents
"Went to a grant writing class prior to the pandemic where the facilitator asked if anyone had been funded by Del Webb. They mentioned in 15+ years the"
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Mccarthey Family Foundation - Salt Lake Cty, UT - 1 Survey Respondents
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Dupaco Rw Hoefer Foundation - Dubuque, IA - 1 Survey Respondents

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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 [...]