Peery Foundation

Location: 2390 El Camino Real, Suite #260, Palo Alto, 94306 CA

EIN: 94-2460894

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21Positive leader in the field10"Gets" nonprofits and issues10Builds relationships9Gives more than money8Openminded8Responsive8Reasonable reporting terms7Friendly5Likes site visits5Culturally sensitive5Risk taker4Insightful

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Peery Foundation

Jan 22, 2017

Partner or work closely with this funder

Peery Foundation is a great partner (that's right, not just a funder) to work with in achieving your mission. They are the definition of grantee-centric ( a term i didn't even know about until i met them). From being thoughtful enough to schedule meetings in locations that are more convenient for the (prospective) grantee than for them, to insisting that they don't create new work for you in the due diligence process, encouraging you to share existing milestones and planning documents. The team is friendly during the due diligence process and that usual grantor-grantee dynamic of unequal footing goes away a few minutes into any conversation with them once you see how committed they are to supporting social innovation and helping you achieve social impact.

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Positive leader in the field

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Response from Peery Foundation

Sep 07, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback! It is helpful to hear what stands out to you as most helpful in the diligence process.

Jan 21, 2017 1

Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

The Peery Foundation has been one of our best partners. They make diligence, applying and reporting very straightforward. They set deadlines that they stick to, and those deadlines are far enough in the future that we can plan accordingly. They willingly make introductions to other funders and endorse us publicly. They are still trying to work out how best to provide technical assistance / in-kind support - they are asking the right questions about this, working to ensure that any support they offer will actually be of help to us.

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Flexible guidelines, Reasonable reporting terms, Positive leader in the field

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Response from Peery Foundation

Sep 07, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. We appreciated hearing about your experience with us!

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