Walter And Elise Haas Fund

Location: 1 Lombard St Ste 305, San Francisco, 94111 CA

EIN: 94-6068564

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6Friendly6Positive leader in the field5Builds relationships5Culturally sensitive5Insightful5Responsive4"Gets" nonprofits and issues4Gives more than money4Openminded4Risk taker3Likes site visits

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Walter And Elise Haas Fund

Dec 11, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

I would suggest making contact with the program officer before deciding on the project and approach. In my experience s/he is very helpful and candid about what the Foundation is seeking and what kind of programs might be most appropriate to its current funding goals.

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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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Dec 06, 2019

Reviewer 2095 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

An invitation to apply is required. You will need a connector to the program officer. Having a good reputation and visibility in the field is key.

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

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Nov 10, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

The pre-application workshop was extremely helpful.

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Gives more than money, Risk taker, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Oct 03, 2019

Reviewer 9230 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

The program officer was honest, transparent in giving advice, and an excellent steward for our proposal. We never felt that we were unclear on what we might ask for and what the interests of the Foundation might be. A very positive experience!

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Sep 04, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Do your research and have a great budget and strategic plan in place.

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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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Apr 24, 2019

Reviewer 1391 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Frances and the rest of the staff are excellent partners and really want you to succeed. She is incredibly open, honest and available. I don't know how she does it!

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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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Jun 22, 2017

Reviewer 152 - Grant Applicant - applied before 2014

The Arts program is very knowledgeable about the what is happening in the field. The program officer is clear about what they do fund and what they don't.

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Positive leader in the field, Insightful, Friendly

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