Weitz Family Foundation

Location: 110 N 92nd St, Omaha, 68114 NE

EIN: 47-0834133

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24Culturally sensitive22"Gets" nonprofits and issues21Openminded21Positive leader in the field17Builds relationships17Friendly16Responsive14Gives more than money14Risk taker13Insightful9Likes site visits

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Weitz Family Foundation

Jan 04, 2019

Reviewer 8902 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

I would suggest a thorough read-through of the information provided on their website. They have taken the time to put together a clear and easy to manage site, that will most likely answer all of your questions. Just know that the culture of the individuals involved in this Foundation is one of collaboration. They want you to succeed and will help those unfamiliar with the process to do so.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Jan 04, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Review the goals of the foundation and align your request with their goals.

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

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Dec 31, 2018

Reviewer 4694 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Be prepared with what you want from the funder. Have a good idea of the funder's interest by visiting the funders website. Review the websites of the organizations that have been funded. Have a good written summary of what and why with numbers to support it. Be sure that it is something that you are passionate about and have the documentation to support it: impact stories, numbers, etc.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 28, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Funding priorities have changed so I do not have any advice as to how to secure funding at this time. A meeting is always good but no guarantee that you will receive funds.

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Positive leader in the field, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded

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Dec 21, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

It's helpful to get to know family members to understand their priorities as a foundation, and how your mission and proposal would fit.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded

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Dec 18, 2018

Reviewer 3727 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

They have been interested in learning about and funding new organizations where they can make a significant impact. You might be less likely to receive funding if you are a large institution that they haven't supported in the past.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 17, 2018

Reviewer 4923 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

It is helpful to have other grant relationships to leverage in beginning any new grant process.

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Insightful, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 17, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Make sure to read all the information provided on the funder's website.

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

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Dec 14, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Great to work with and very transparent.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 13, 2018

Reviewer 5082 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

The staff at the Weitz Family Foundation are accessible and understand the importance of the work we are doing. Key is building a relationship with them.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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