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

Oct 29, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

It would be helpful the plan the proposed project carefully before submitting the grant request.

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

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Oct 24, 2020

Reviewer 5362 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Get to know a grant officer and make sure that the foundation's mission matches yours.

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Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Builds relationships, Openminded, Responsive

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Oct 23, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Log into the portal ahead of time to see if there are word or character limits to each application question. The funder suggests completing your responses in a Word document before transferring to the portal, but you don't know about word or character limits until you are actually in the portal.

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Oct 22, 2020

Reviewer 8151 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The process was cer

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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 19, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

I would suggest speaking with the grant manager in advance so you know exactly what they are looking for.

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Oct 13, 2020

Reviewer 9865 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Make sure you are within the parameters of their mission and current priorities. And yes, it also helps to have an "in."

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Oct 12, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Focus on the vision of the grant and how it can be implemented in your school.

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Culturally sensitive

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Oct 08, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The application was very easy and straight forward. I did not have any problems with the process.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Oct 08, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

I suggest setting up a meeting to explain what the grant is, who can apply, how the application works, etc.

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Oct 07, 2020

Reviewer 9542 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The application was fairly simple to complete and the email was very clear.

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