Medtronic Communities Foundation

Location: 710 Medtronic Pkwy Ne Lc 100, Fridley, 55432 MN

EIN: 41-1306950

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2Worth the time to pitch2Repeat funding2Positive leader in the field1"Gets" nonprofits and issues1Builds relationships1Culturally sensitive1Friendly1Gives more than money1Insightful1Likes site visits1Openminded1Responsive

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Medtronic Communities Foundation

Feb 16, 2018

Reviewer 984 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Work to engage the employees at the foundation, they are wonderful to work with and great partners! They prefer to focus on projects with significant milestones, such as large anniversaries.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Jun 29, 2017

Reviewer 438 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

This is not an open foundation. Their giving is in health, which is aligned with their business aspirations. They do not actively seek proposals or information from the community.

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Gives more than money, Likes site visits

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Jun 15, 2016

Grant Applicant - applied in 2010

unless you are about global health, don't waste your time.

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Program officer was helpful


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Funding less than the requested amount, Inadvertently exerts negative influence in the field

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Jun 15, 2016

Grant Applicant - applied in 2013

they were not very responsive

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Unclear objectives

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Jun 15, 2016

Grant Applicant - applied in 2010

talk to a program officer and pitch your idea/program.

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Worth the time to pitch, Repeat funding, Positive leader in the field

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Jun 15, 2016

Grant Applicant - applied in 2013

It's worth it.

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Worth the time to pitch, Repeat funding

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