Walter And Elise Haas Fund

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

EIN: 94-6068564

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34Positive leader in the field30Builds relationships29Friendly29Responsive28"Gets" nonprofits and issues25Insightful24Culturally sensitive21Gives more than money21Openminded15Risk taker8Likes site visits

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Walter And Elise Haas Fund

Jun 24, 2022

Reviewer 7718 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2021

I would recommend that the trusted colleague establish a relationship with the funders' staff. The staff are empowered to work with community organizations and are good advocates.

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Risk taker, Builds relationships

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Jun 09, 2022

Grant Applicant - applied in 2021

Always gracious and understand nonprofits well. Our support has been largely board directed, but the staff are always respectful and helpful.

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Positive leader in the field

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Mar 29, 2022

Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

Grantor is very helpful and organized - best to reach out for any questions you have.

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

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Feb 16, 2022

Reviewer 7573 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

I am not sure if this funder accepts applications. But you can certainly call or email to find out. They are very responsive and easy to work with.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Openminded, Responsive

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Feb 16, 2022

Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

We have a Safety Net grant from the Walter and Elise Haas Fund, which is an older part of their giving portfolio. They have been great to work with.

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"Gets" nonprofits and issues

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Feb 11, 2022

Reviewer 7812 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

Take the time to build relationship with the program officers and other key staff. Ask questions and continue to stay engaged whether you are funded or not.

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

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Jan 25, 2022

Reviewer 8726 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Understands nonprofit challenges, culturally sensitive, supportive relationship, Friendly and compassionate and willing to help. Easy communication. A great experience

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

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Jan 05, 2022

Reviewer 1580 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

The staff at WEHF are informed, engaged, and looking for opportunities to help the community by partnering with non-profits.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Insightful, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Dec 10, 2021 2

Reviewer 1380 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2021

The Haas Fund is terrific to work with. I have been able to talk through the issues and challenges, and they have been great thought partners. They have also connected us with other grantees of theirs who we could work with.

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

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Nov 16, 2021 2

Grant Applicant - applied in 2021

Check their website the guidelines are clear

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Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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