Walter And Elise Haas Fund

48 survey respondents

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

EIN: 94-6068564

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97%

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Top descriptors for this funder

39Positive leader in the field34Builds relationships33Friendly32Responsive29"Gets" nonprofits and issues27Culturally sensitive27Insightful23Gives more than money23Openminded16Risk taker8Likes site visits1Difficult to work with

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Walter And Elise Haas Fund

Feb 15, 2024

Grant Applicant - applied in 2024

This funder has been re-envisioning their priorities and practices in a comprehensive way. We appreciate the in-depth manner in which they've been approaching this. It's not easy to balance day-to-day operations and big pivots.

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

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Dec 22, 2023

Grant Applicant - applied in 2023

A lot of stewardship was needed before applying and securing the grant, but post-award the reporting requirements are very minimal (just one annual update).

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Positive leader in the field, Friendly, Builds relationships

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May 27, 2023

Grant Applicant - applied in 2023

The sample response is very appropriate. You're best off having a conversation before applying, but it's difficult to get anyone to respond or set up a call unless you have an "in."

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Difficult to work with

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Dec 16, 2022 2

Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

The Haas Fund made time to have a phone call with us before we submitted our application, so I would recommend that all colleagues reach out to have an introductory phone call to get advice on whether their organization fits with the Haas Fund's priorities.

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

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Aug 23, 2022 2

Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

Be thoughtful about your relationship with your collaborating artist and how you will support them through application process.

Pros

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

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Aug 16, 2022 2

Reviewer 3970 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

The application itself is very clear. Staff is available and easy to reach.

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Positive leader in the field, Friendly, Responsive

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Jun 24, 2022 2

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 2

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.

Pros

Positive leader in the field

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Mar 29, 2022 1

Grant Applicant - applied in 2022

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

Pros

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

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Feb 16, 2022 1

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.

Pros

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

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