Gilroy Foundation

Location: 60 Fourth Street #208, Gilroy, 95020 CA

EIN: 94-2719281

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5Builds relationships5Friendly5Positive leader in the field5Responsive4"Gets" nonprofits and issues3Gives more than money2Culturally sensitive2Insightful2Likes site visits2Openminded2Risk taker

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Gilroy Foundation

Sep 26, 2017

Reviewer 910 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

Know that you are going to interact with a great organization.

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Positive leader in the field, Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Aug 24, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2015

The best way is to call the team and set up a meeting with the foundation. They know the process better then anyone and if you have a specific project they will help guide you towards the best way for applying for it. So the grant readers understand the process.

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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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Aug 23, 2017

Reviewer 637 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Part of what makes Gilroy a fantastic community is the Gilroy Foundation. Unlike most community foundations that rely on the same people to make decisions, this foundation works hard to educate and include new people.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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Aug 23, 2017

Reviewer 465 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

The Gilroy Foundation is extremely supportive and has a knowledgeable and helpful staff. Applying for a grant is straightforward. Any questions are answered quickly and efficiently. The Executive Director is accessible and follows up with every grant awarded.

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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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Aug 22, 2017

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

The Gilroy Foundation continues to set the bar for local giving in our community. The vast array of non-profits, schools and other organizations they support are a reflection of our constituency and the overall needs of our community.

The staff and board are very responsive and deeply invested in Gilroy's well-being.

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

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