Nellie Mae Education Foundation

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Location: 1250 Hancock St Ste 701n, Quincy, 02169 MA

EIN: 04-2755323

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71Culturally sensitive63Responsive57Positive leader in the field52"Gets" nonprofits and issues50Friendly48Builds relationships39Openminded31Gives more than money31Insightful23Risk taker12Likes site visits1Bureaucratic

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Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Jun 30, 2021

Reviewer 6005 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

We are just staying positive and productive hoping the foundation will allow us to help more families in need, thank you in advance for your consideration. Origin Nile Publishing


Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships

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Jun 25, 2021

Reviewer 7915 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The Nellie Mae Education Foundation is one that is intentionally focused on increasing equitable outcomes by focusing on marginalized groups and populations. Their grantmaking is innovative, courageous and impactful. The program officers are accessible and responsive as well as engaging and informed about the needs of the communities where they make investments.


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 08, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

Apply! Not a hard application. Straight, to the point.

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Jun 02, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

While our grant was recommended by a Director, the staff was helpful completing the application.


Culturally sensitive, Friendly

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May 08, 2021

Reviewer 1666 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

This org is dedicated and committed to their mission so apply as often as you can, they are here to help!


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

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Mar 19, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

It's important to learn about grantees

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Feb 22, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

What a wonderful organization! Super easy to work with and communicated about the right time to apply.


Positive leader in the field, Culturally sensitive, Insightful

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Feb 12, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The finder was very responsive when I had difficulties with logging in, passwords, etc.



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Jan 28, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2020

The application is user-friendly and simple to fill out.

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Jan 21, 2021

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

We have had good luck with this foundation. They are very cooperative and aligned to our mission.

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