Weitz Family Foundation

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

EIN: 47-0834133

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27Culturally sensitive26"Gets" nonprofits and issues26Positive leader in the field23Openminded22Friendly21Builds relationships21Responsive17Gives more than money16Insightful16Risk taker12Likes site visits

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Weitz Family Foundation

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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Dec 11, 2018

Reviewer 2505 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

It is a good idea to meet with one of their members first. Establish your presence. Make sure that your ask if responsible and falls under their tenants.

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Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded

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Dec 11, 2018

Reviewer 3211 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

As with any funder, make sure that what they fund and what you are asking for is a fit.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive

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Dec 11, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

This Foundation prioritizes organizations which seek to expand opportunities for disadvantaged and under-served LOCAL populations--emphasize efforts toward inclusivity and community presence.

Pros

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 10, 2018

Reviewer 8502 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

It's best to schedule a meeting to discuss the project and how it fits into their funding priorities.

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Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 10, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Honest acknowledgement of why you need the funds and transparent reason for the ask.

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Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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