Bonfils-stanton Foundation

Location: 1601 Arapahoe St Ste 500, Denver, 80202 CO

EIN: 84-6029014

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3Positive leader in the field3Responsive2Builds relationships2Friendly2Openminded1"Gets" nonprofits and issues1Culturally sensitive1Gives more than money1Insightful1Likes site visits1Risk taker

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Bonfils-stanton Foundation

Feb 16, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Be sure to check in with the Director of Grants Programming to be sure your application fits the foundation.

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Positive leader in the field, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Jan 09, 2018

Reviewer 5367 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Definitely call the Grants Officer before applying and seek advice from her on approach and grant amount. Have your idea/strategy well thought-out before making this call.

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Positive leader in the field, Friendly, Openminded, Responsive

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Dec 07, 2017

Reviewer 536 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

I would definitely suggest finding ways to interact with the group and getting to know key members a bit before applying. Request a meeting or phone conversation, or attend an event they are sponsoring. Its just like any other process in life, familiarity an putting yourself in someone else's shoes goes a long way towards success. The long-term approach will give greater confidence in putting in the time and energy to tackle the application, and that generally builds in a different way than just sitting down and saying "You funder, me organization."

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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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