Nellie Mae Education Foundation

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

EIN: 04-2755323

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45Culturally sensitive43Responsive34Positive leader in the field31Friendly29"Gets" nonprofits and issues27Builds relationships23Openminded20Insightful19Gives more than money17Risk taker10Likes site visits1Bureaucratic

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Nellie Mae Education Foundation

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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Mar 02, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

NMEF provides great information about their focus and details regarding their RFP. They are focused on impact in the NE Region, however they are open to supporting national organizations who meet their requirement around being community-focused. Additionally, they are cognizant of how to make the applications process easy for organizations and specifically mention to repurpose existing content recent grant proposals as it makes sense.

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Mar 02, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Attend webinar and begin collecting information for grant well in advance of the deadline.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Responsive

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