Swinmurn Family Foundation Dtd 5-22-09

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Location: Foundation Source 501 Silverside Rd, Wilmington, 19809 DE

EIN: 27-0690223

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1Culturally incompetent1Difficult to work with1Doesn't "get" nonprofits and issues

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Swinmurn Family Foundation Dtd 5-22-09

Apr 02, 2019

Reviewer 3794 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

We only interacted with the firm representing this foundation. We found this company to be unusually thorough with initial inquiries, requesting extensive information prior to conducting a field visit or considering a LOI or proposal. Responses to these questions required several hours.

They were very responsive, but also communicated an unusual amount of self-praise for their own level of expertise. It really felt like they wanted to insert their expertise rather than support our intervention. This tone of superiority/entitlement created and reinforced a negative relationship with our organization. We found this dynamic of power entirely unhelpful and counterproductive to our mission.


Doesn't "get" nonprofits and issues, Difficult to work with, Culturally incompetent

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