Atkinson Foundation

Location: 1660 Bush Street No 300, San Francisco, 94109 CA

EIN: 94-6075613

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5Friendly4Responsive2"Gets" nonprofits and issues2Builds relationships2Openminded1Likes site visits1Risk taker

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Atkinson Foundation

Oct 18, 2018

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Atkinson Foundation is managed by Pacific Foundation Services. I reached out via email to the person managing Atkinson and got a prompt reply! She's been great giving realistic guidelines and very accessible. It was extra bonus to get a phone call from her telling me we were approved for the grant!

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Risk taker, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Mar 29, 2018

Reviewer 854 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Read the information online and be sure to follow the clearly stated timeframes for submitting proposals. Email prior to check in that your proposal will or might be a good fit. Responses come quickly.

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Friendly, Openminded, Responsive

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Nov 09, 2017

Reviewer 854 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Appreciated the quick response to an email inquiry regarding eligibility. Having the grant application questions -- that are thoughtful and helped think through our program being requested for for funding -- in an easy downloadable PDF format to work off of made the time spent on the grant pleasurable.

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Jul 06, 2017

Reviewer 675 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Check their due dates and award decision dates before applying, so that you plan to have it submitted before the dates that matter if you need the funds for a project. I think there are 3 due dates a year with their Board meeting several months later.

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Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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Response from Atkinson Foundation

Nov 13, 2017

There are four meetings (and thus four deadlines) each year.

Jun 14, 2017

Reviewer 711 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Call/email before applying to make sure you are a good fit for the Foundation. They are great about pre-vetting organizations to make sure they are respectful of everyone's time. Cost per participant is very important to them and they want to make sure they reach the most amount of potential client.

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Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

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