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

Nov 12, 2019

Reviewer UK904 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Dialogue with the Trust is important.

Pros

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

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Nov 12, 2019

Reviewer UK402 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

They are very flexible for small grants but it’s important to speak to them first to understand how your project might fit with their priorities

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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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Nov 12, 2019

Reviewer UK139 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2017

Make the grant focused on helping to deliver economic justice. Addressing systemic finance or transparency issues and an emphasis on Anglophone sub-Saharan would be well received but not essential.

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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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Nov 08, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

The Joffe Trust are responsive, interested and do not unnecessarily infringe on the work of an organisation.

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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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Nov 07, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Whether your core values align. If you have a good understanding of what it takes for civil society and democracy to function and know where they currently don't function well you'll have common ground.

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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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Nov 07, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

they are friendly and easy to approach, suggest to have conversation with the funder.

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

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Nov 07, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

To be transparent and proactive in your approach. Be open about challenges and pose realistic solutions, keep the funder in the loop about how the project evolves, and communicate any changes in strategy.

Pros

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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Nov 07, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

The process is clear with good guidance given. We have found the trust to be very open when we approached with questions and accessible.

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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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Nov 07, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

This is a very flexible and imaginative funder, who invest in enterprising individuals and projects with a vision for change. There is a minimum of bureaucracy, and the questions we were asked helped us to formulate the proposals.

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

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Nov 06, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Very approachable and open, less interested in polished’ sales/funding pitch and more on having an honest conversation where both achievements and challenges are acknowledged, keen to collaborate, share knowledge, and help build capacity,

Pros

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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