Gilroy Foundation

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

EIN: 94-2719281

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12Responsive11"Gets" nonprofits and issues10Builds relationships10Friendly10Positive leader in the field7Culturally sensitive6Gives more than money5Openminded4Insightful3Likes site visits2Risk taker

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Gilroy Foundation

Jun 11, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Know what your need is and make sure you express to the foundation the exact terms of that need.

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

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Apr 29, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Have clear goals for your grant. Well detailed budget is also key.

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

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Apr 28, 2019

Reviewer 5275 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

The online instructions are easy to follow, so just be sure to follow and provide answers in full.

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

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Response from Gilroy Foundation

Apr 29, 2019

Thank you!

Apr 26, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

I have mentored quite a few colleagues and suggested they try to write a grant. They were surprised at the ease of submitting the application. Writing for something when you have a passions is the key.

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Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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Response from Gilroy Foundation

Apr 26, 2019

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Apr 25, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

It's important that your request will serve the community of Gilroy. Also, make sure to get a Board Authorization letter signed (this is a slightly unusual request).

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Culturally sensitive, Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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Response from Gilroy Foundation

Apr 26, 2019

Thank you!

Apr 25, 2019

Reviewer 5556 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Make sure you apply early so the staff can look your grant over before you turn it in. One mistake and they may not take your application.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

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Response from Gilroy Foundation

Apr 25, 2019

Thank you!

Apr 25, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

To become familiar with the process by talking to the team at the Gilroy Foundation, view their website and contact those that have been funded previously, in order to get acquainted.

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Friendly, Builds relationships, Openminded, Responsive

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Response from Gilroy Foundation

Apr 25, 2019

Thank you!

Apr 05, 2019 1

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Gilroy Foundation is a wonderful organization and their work funds so many outstanding programs within our community. They are wonderful to partner with!

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

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Response from Gilroy Foundation

Apr 05, 2019

Thank you!

Apr 01, 2019 1

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

It is a pleasure working with the Gilroy Foundation.

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Builds relationships, Responsive

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Response from Gilroy Foundation

Apr 05, 2019

Thank you!

Sep 26, 2017 1

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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