Corra Foundation

Location: , Edinburgh,

EIN: 500

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Top descriptors for this funder

22Builds relationships21Friendly19Responsive18"Gets" nonprofits and issues15Openminded12Insightful12Positive leader in the field11Gives more than money8Likes site visits7Culturally sensitive4Risk taker

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Corra Foundation

Dec 05, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

The Grant Advisers are very experienced and have an excellent understanding of the sector. This means they can advise you in the best way to complete the application and if your organisation and project will be suitable for the fund.

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Gives more than money, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

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Dec 02, 2019

Reviewer UK658 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

ensure that you are on top of your financial situation and can tell the story both in the form and in person with a phone interview.

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Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

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Nov 25, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Be specific about what you want funding for and difference it will make. You may have to carry out a telephone assessment and they will consider how much money you have in reserves. Feedback will be honest and helpful.

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Insightful, Builds relationships, Openminded

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Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 26, 2019

Thank you so much for responding. We are pleased to hear that you found us accessible and that our feedback was useful. If you have any other comments please do not hesitate to get in touch. Thank you!

Nov 22, 2019

Reviewer UK985 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Contactable and encouraging funder. Good online application tool.

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Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 26, 2019

Thanks so much for reviewing us! We're so happy that you found our strategy clear. If you have any other feedback, please get in touch. Thank you!

Nov 21, 2019

Reviewer UK926 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Have match funding already in place

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 26, 2019

Thanks so much for your review. We really appreciate the time you've taken to reply to us and will consider your feedback. Thank you.

Nov 12, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Be specific in your intended outcomes, use expected stats so quantifiable outcomes

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Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 19, 2019

Thank you so much for this review. We will continue to be mindful, and really appreciate you taking your time to review us. If you have any further reviews or comments please continue to feedback. Thank you again!

Nov 07, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Grant funding process was simple and straight forward. Support from staff was fantastic. Great funder - thank you

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Gives more than money, Friendly, Builds relationships

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! It means so much to us to hear that you felt our staff and progress were supportive. If you have any further feedback or commentary please get in touch. Thank you :)

Nov 07, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Call Corra Foundation and speak to an advisor initially.
Give full details or project, full costs and shortfall.

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

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're very happy to hear that you felt we communicated well, if you have any future feedback please get in touch. Thank you : )

Nov 07, 2019

Reviewer UK949 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

They are very approachable and supportive during the application process. I would encourage my colleague to apply knowing their process is both fair and helpful.

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Insightful, Friendly, Openminded, Responsive

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're so glad that you found the process helpful, if you have any future questions or feedback please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Nov 06, 2019

Reviewer UK483 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

This was our second request to CORRA and we received both. The system was easy, open, transparent and fair.
Ensure that you have all the info you need before starting on the bid process. Be prepared to talk to one of their team members by phone. Be honest.

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Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Openminded, Responsive

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're very happy that you found our communication and application process clear. Thank you again :)

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