U S Bancorp Foundation

Location: Po Box 634, Milwaukee, 53201 WI

EIN: 41-1359579

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2Program officer was helpful2Worth the time to pitch1Builds relationships1Friendly1Gives more than money1Positive leader in the field1Responsive1Unclear objectives1Funding received later than promised1Repeat funding1"Gets" nonprofits and issues

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U S Bancorp Foundation

Oct 05, 2017

Reviewer 884 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

As a corporation funding from its headquarters, it is important to have the local branch manager knowledgeable on your organization and aware of the grant request in order to get support up through the management chain. We are in a small town with a single branch so in a larger city, contact with an area or regional manager is helpful.

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Sep 14, 2017

Reviewer 293 - Grant Applicant - applied before 2014

Like many corporate funders, getting serious consideration for your request depends heavily on having one of their executives involved with you organization. Once our connection no longer existed, the funding went away.

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Aug 23, 2017

Reviewer 952 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2014

Office Manager

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Aug 23, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

US Bank has a three prong grant program, focus on the area that best fits your mission.

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Jun 15, 2016

Grant Applicant - applied in 2015

It very difficult to get you questions answer. There is nobody to tell you who reviews the grants, what are the tendencies or review your grant. It seems you have to have someone in the inside or be a large institution that has a lot of visibility.

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Unclear objectives

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Jun 15, 2016 1

Grant Applicant - applied in 2015

The program officer was accessible and helpful, but here it is 8 months later and we still haven't been notified whether or not we have received funding. Last we heard, we are under consideration, but pretty much no one is talking to us.

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Program officer was helpful


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Funding received later than promised

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Jun 15, 2016

Grant Applicant - applied in 2015

The grant application was like many others. Online, character limited, poor webform to word processing capabilities. It wasn't the greatest process, nor was it the worst.

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Worth the time to pitch

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Jun 15, 2016

Grant Applicant - applied in 2010

They have reduced the amount of their grants over the past 8 years

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Worth the time to pitch, Repeat funding, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

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