Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Location: 1250 Hancock St Ste 701n, Quincy, 02169 MA

EIN: 04-2755323

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45Culturally sensitive42Responsive33Positive leader in the field31Friendly28"Gets" nonprofits and issues27Builds relationships23Openminded20Insightful19Gives more than money17Risk taker10Likes site visits1Bureaucratic

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Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Aug 26, 2021

Reviewer 8257 - Grant Applicant - applied before 2014

Nellie Mae is always open to meet with anyone who reach out to them. If your organization or project meets the grant requirements they will go above and beyond to make it easy for you to apply.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Aug 25, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

This was a strait forwards sponsorship application

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Aug 25, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Be prepared to discuss your how the sponsorship will support your organization's work.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Aug 19, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

I found the application to be simple and straightforward and user friendly; am looking forward to the turnaround time for an answer/ response to funding request.

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Aug 11, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Understand the RFP expectations and seek guidance if unclear.

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Positive leader in the field

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Jun 30, 2021

Reviewer 6005 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

We are just staying positive and productive hoping the foundation will allow us to help more families in need, thank you in advance for your consideration. Origin Nile Publishing

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Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships

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Jun 25, 2021

Reviewer 7915 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is one that is intentionally focused on increasing equitable outcomes by focusing on marginalized groups and populations. Their grantmaking is innovative, courageous and impactful. The program officers are accessible and responsive as well as engaging and informed about the needs of the communities where they make investments.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Jun 08, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Apply! Not a hard application. Straight, to the point.

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Jun 02, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

While our grant was recommended by a Director, the staff was helpful completing the application.

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Culturally sensitive, Friendly

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May 08, 2021

Reviewer 1666 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

This org is dedicated and committed to their mission so apply as often as you can, they are here to help!

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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