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Bush Foundation

St Paul, MN

30 Survey Respondents


" Hard to understand what they want to fund, while they say something new, not sure how they define new and initiative.... "
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Kendeda Fund

Wilmington, DE

27 Survey Respondents


" The Kendeda Fund is an exemplary funder. Accessible, flexible and generous. We had a great field tour with several Kendeda Fund members, and this hel... "
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Otto Bremer Trust

Saint Paul, MN

26 Survey Respondents


" It is a bit of a formidable grant application but I think that's reasonable given the size of the grants. Although everything is online (applicati... "
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Peery Foundation

Palo Alto, CA

24 Survey Respondents


" I highly recommend partnering with the Peery Foundation. They are true thought partners in the work, are transparent about what they are and are not w... "
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The California Endowment

Los Angeles, CA

23 Survey Respondents


" It is easy to get a meeting however, they are very specific about what they are funding. Their properties on their website did not match what they are... "
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Wells Fargo Foundation

Minneapolis, MN

22 Survey Respondents


" It is important to have a relationship with you local community representative and have Board representation. Relationships go a long way, but always... "
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Colocation America

Las Vegas, NV

21 Survey Respondents


" I credit this funder for having a straightforward grant application process, as simple as filling in the form and emailing it with the requested budge... "
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Durfee Foundation

Santa Monica, CA

21 Survey Respondents


" We were fortunate to receive funding as a Springboard recipient. Their support continued over the next 10 years where they still serve as my "gu... "
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Allegany Franciscan Ministries

Palm Harbor, FL

3 Survey Respondents

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Hyde And Watson Foundation

Warren, NJ

2 Survey Respondents

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Lutheran Foundation Of St. Louis Missouri

St Louis, MO

2 Survey Respondents

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