Weitz Family Foundation

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

EIN: 47-0834133

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25Culturally sensitive23"Gets" nonprofits and issues23Positive leader in the field21Openminded19Builds relationships19Friendly18Responsive14Gives more than money14Insightful14Risk taker11Likes site visits

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Weitz Family Foundation

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.

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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 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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Dec 10, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

This funder is very straightforward in what they fund. Become familiar with the foundation and ask questions.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive

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Dec 08, 2018

Reviewer 2118 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Go to the the website and be familiar with the mission of the Weitz Family Foundation to make sure that the relationship is mutually beneficial

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Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded

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Dec 07, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

The Weitz Family Foundation is fairly straightforward in what they will fund. If you happen to know one of the officers, you could call and ask if your project fits into their scope. They genuinely want to help nonprofits in Omaha be the best that they can be, and help their intended clients.

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Likes site visits, Responsive

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