Location: 1177 Avenue Of The Americas Fl 18, New York, 10036 NY
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Reviewer 7982 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017
Eileen Fisher Foundation is incredibly competitive. Our organization made it past the first round of the application and into the interview process for a $50k+ funding request. The interview had about 10 employees on the panel from across the country. The secondary supplement to the application required extra writing and proof of financial stability.
Applied and not funded
Made themselves available for feedback after being denied funding.
Eileen Fisher funds many organizations that do incredible work and allows for grants to cover overhead costs.
Leans towards more traditional models of funding gender equity - specifically focused on girls-only programs.
Check out Eileen Fisher's corporate responsibility model and reuse programs. Bringing up our interest in upholding this values was a plus in the interview process - also helped to mention ways we could engage their employees.
The application process was transparent and organized.