Racine Community Foundation Inc

Location: 1135 Warwick Way Ste 200, Racine, 53406 WI

EIN: 51-0188377

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25Responsive21Builds relationships21Friendly20"Gets" nonprofits and issues19Positive leader in the field15Openminded13Insightful13Likes site visits11Gives more than money10Culturally sensitive5Risk taker

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Racine Community Foundation Inc

Jan 13, 2020

Reviewer 4885 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

Read and follow their guidelines.
Ask questions if you have them.
They are very approachable and helpful when discussing a project prior to application.

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Jan 13, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

RCF is very interested in organizational integrity and direct impact on the Racine community. Having a staff person in for a tour and making clear how your services benefit Racine will serve you well.

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Positive leader in the field, Friendly, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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Jan 09, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

This funder is wonderful to work with. They understand the struggles of nonprofits, and they make it very straightforward to apply for funding. They are also very approachable and helpful if any issues arise.

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

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Jan 06, 2020

Reviewer 2287 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Our experience was a smooth and easy one. Grant specifications are outlined clearly and we had no problems following them. We apply for a lot of grants each year and this one has no glitches.

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

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Jan 06, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

They are very open and willing to work with you and are good at holding applicants accountable. Be sure to meet deadlines and provide reports on time. They are mindful of the true needs of non-profits.

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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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Jan 03, 2020

Reviewer 7075 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

The administrators at Racine Community Foundation are very pleasant when you request any question about their expectations and where they would be able to obtain the Application Form.

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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 02, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Be sure to present clear and concise program information within the limited character spaces. Prepare the application in a word document first for easier reviewing.

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Friendly, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Jan 02, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

It's a good idea to find out what their process is with the grant application, it could be a two step process and you do not want to miss the deadlines. The organization is easy to work with when you know the process.

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

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Dec 31, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Have clear program goals and benchmarks that are measurable (both quantitative and qualitative data); improving this helped our application immensely.

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Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

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Dec 31, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

I would suggest visiting the website to learn more about the organization. I would encourage them to apply during the next grant application process.

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

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