Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Location: 2440 W El Camino Real Ste 300, Mountain View, 94040 CA

EIN: 20-5205488

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6Inadvertently exerts negative influence in the field4Difficult to work with3Risk averse2Bureaucratic2Doesn't "get" nonprofits and issues2Culturally sensitive2Friendly2Positive leader in the field2Risk taker1"Gets" nonprofits and issues1Builds relationships1Gives more than money

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Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Jun 15, 2016 1

Grant Applicant - applied in 2013

It's all about whether the head of the foundation wants to fund you or not. The program officers seem to be administrative assistants.

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Repeat funding


Cons

Unclear objectives, Inadvertently exerts negative influence in the field

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Jun 15, 2016

Grant Applicant - applied in 2015

bhbh

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Worth the time to pitch, Reasonable reporting terms


Cons

Inadvertently exerts negative influence in the field

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