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

27Culturally sensitive27Responsive21Positive leader in the field18"Gets" nonprofits and issues18Friendly15Builds relationships15Openminded13Risk taker12Gives more than money11Insightful5Likes site visits1Bureaucratic

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Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Apr 14, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Smaller, charitable organizations like mine may be at a distinct disadvantage from established non-profits with robust staffs and administrations despite having profound, confirmed, life changing impacts on the communities served.

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Apr 14, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

N/A

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Apr 10, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Apply!!

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Culturally sensitive, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Apr 03, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

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Culturally sensitive, Responsive

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Mar 30, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

They approach their work through a racial justice lens and are very focused on educational systems.

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Bureaucratic

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Mar 30, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

I cannot comment on this.

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Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Mar 27, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Reach out to program officer to questions and to discuss the grant opportunity.

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

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Mar 21, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

NellieMae Foundation is super responsive in answering questions, staff very personable and understanding of the many dynamics of nonprofits. I personally appreciate when funders come and do sight visits it shows they care about where their funding is going and wants the best for the organization

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Mar 07, 2020

Reviewer 9838 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Review all information materials including the YouTube videos. Ask questions. They are very helpful.

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Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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Mar 06, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Use the calendly timeblocks to ask questions - the calls were really helpful.

The initial webinar is not worth the 90 mins; it's a readthrough of the RFP.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Responsive

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