Nellie Mae Education Foundation

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

EIN: 04-2755323

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Top descriptors for this funder

40Culturally sensitive38Responsive28Positive leader in the field25Friendly24"Gets" nonprofits and issues22Builds relationships20Openminded16Gives more than money16Insightful15Risk taker8Likes site visits1Bureaucratic

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Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Feb 22, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

What a wonderful organization! Super easy to work with and communicated about the right time to apply.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful

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Feb 12, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The finder was very responsive when I had difficulties with logging in, passwords, etc.

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Responsive

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Jan 28, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The application is user-friendly and simple to fill out.

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Jan 21, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

We have had good luck with this foundation. They are very cooperative and aligned to our mission.

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Dec 03, 2020

Reviewer 1515 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

It works well game planning with and dividing the workload to ensure we are answering all the prompts correctly. Making sure you have the data to back up the information provided.

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Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 02, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

This is my first time applying for Nellie Mae Foundation grant funds but I would recommend drafting details in advance because there is a strict limit on the number of characters/words for each section of the application.

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Culturally sensitive, Openminded

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Nov 11, 2020

Reviewer 7705 - Grant Applicant - applied before 2014

We have always had a very positive relationship with this funder.

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Nov 05, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Straightforward process

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Nov 02, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Have a clear idea, identify the impact on students, and the desired outcome. Be able to identify how this funding will make a difference to the population you have identified.

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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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Oct 30, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

I was very impressed with the rapid response funding opportunities and the funder's commitment to getting support to organizations expeditiously and was even more impressed with the funder's choice to involve young people in the design of the RFP, which reflects a strong understanding of what potential grantees really need right now.

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Culturally sensitive, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

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