W K Kellogg Foundation

Location: 1 Michigan Ave, Battle Creek, 49017 MI

EIN: 38-1359264

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2Bureaucratic2Doesn't "get" nonprofits and issues1Difficult to work with1Inadvertently exerts negative influence in the field

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W K Kellogg Foundation

Apr 01, 2019

Reviewer 6808 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2015

Well intended but poorly executed race equity lens. Very off-putting to have one of the many white program officers lecture us about equity in hiring. Commitment to issues seems to be personnel-driven, rather than institutional.


Doesn't "get" nonprofits and issues, Bureaucratic

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Oct 05, 2018

Reviewer 8616 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

We were only involved in one specific program at a very large foundation, but for our program area, the funder was super-disorganized. They asked for an extra, unplanned report mid-year. There were three different reports for a one-year project grant. The elements asked for in the reports didn't align with the proposal. We were given multiple conflicting report dates. And on and on.


Doesn't "get" nonprofits and issues, Difficult to work with, Bureaucratic

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Sep 22, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

This funder seems to be having serious internal conflict and upheaval. They spent almost two years encouraging a "dream big" multiple organization collaborative project only to seriously undermine the community built by severely underfunding the proposal. It's very confusing, disruptive, and antagonizing to lead multiple organizations on for several months to then pull the rug out after so much time, energy, travel, money, staff investment.


Inadvertently exerts negative influence in the field

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