Joffe Charitable Trust

Location: 4th Floor, Invicta House, 108-114 Golden Lane, , EC1Y 0TL

EIN: 400

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80Builds relationships75Friendly69Responsive64Insightful63Openminded62"Gets" nonprofits and issues57Gives more than money57Positive leader in the field48Risk taker22Culturally sensitive9Likes site visits1Culturally incompetent

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Joffe Charitable Trust

Oct 29, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

be very clear about your objectives and speak to the Trust beforehand to see what the fit is likely to be

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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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Oct 29, 2020

Did not apply

Check your funding priorities align with the charitable priorities of the trust. If you have the slightest question about whether or not your priorities meet, then do not hesitate to contact the trust to find out. They are more than happy to discuss options with you.

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Builds relationships, Responsive

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Oct 29, 2020

Reviewer UK616 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Talk to the director

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Friendly, Openminded, Responsive

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Oct 29, 2020

Did not apply

make sure your project meets the criteria

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Positive leader in the field

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Oct 29, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

The year should be 2020.

Our experience with the Joffe Trust has been wonderful. The team have been helpful and have shown genuine interest in helping us grow. Understanding we are a small charity with growth potential, giving brilliant feedback. Overall, most approachable, impactful donor we have engaged with.

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

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Oct 29, 2020

Did not apply

Understand the type of grant this foundation is able to fund

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

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Oct 29, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

We found writing a 10 page application was quite challenging, as we wanted to use all the space to maximum effect, but it takes a while to draft a good 10 pages. Once we had the application we got great feedback and had a really good discussion with trustees.

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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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Oct 29, 2020

Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Show you have a concept that is partly or wholly proven that can contribute to economic justice at a systemic level

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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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Oct 28, 2020

Grant Writer

Our experience with the Joffe Charitable Trust was excellent. Following an initial LOI, we enjoyed a very informative and transparent talk with the director and formed a much better understanding of how any potential support from the Trust could magnify and strengthen our work.
A very transparent, friendly and informative process .

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

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Oct 27, 2020

Reviewer UK340 - Did not apply

Joffe is very thoughtful about the whole ecosystem, understands that it can play a catalytic role in getting good ideas off the ground but don't have the scale themselves. They can help organisations demonstrate impact and then access larger grants

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