Corra Foundation

Location: , Edinburgh,

EIN: 500

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22Builds relationships22Friendly20Responsive18"Gets" nonprofits and issues16Openminded13Insightful13Positive leader in the field11Gives more than money8Likes site visits7Culturally sensitive4Risk taker

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Corra Foundation

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

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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 :)

Nov 06, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Corra Foundation (Henry Duncan Grants) appreciate detailed reporting including statistics, stories & evaluation results. We have found them to be very encouraging & helpful but not a walkover. This relationship thrives on mutual respect. We have had successive years of funding from them as a result.

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Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, Responsive

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're very glad that you've had good experiences with us and our application process. Thank you again!

Nov 06, 2019

Reviewer UK747 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Have all your information at hand, outcomes and indicators very important, as is numbers of participants.

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Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, Openminded, Responsive

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate this feedback, and will consider it in the future. Thank you again.

Nov 05, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

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Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thank you so much for this feedback!

Nov 05, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2016

Ask questions-they're good at explaining things that you need to think about.

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Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad to hear that you had a good experience with us. Thanks again : )

Nov 05, 2019

Reviewer UK339 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

I would say they are a very approachable and helpful charity

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Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Openminded, Responsive

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! It means a lot to hear that you feel we communicated clearly and were helpful to you. If you have any further points or questions, please get in touch. Thank you again :)

Nov 05, 2019

Reviewer UK900 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Corra Foundation is a very approachable funder. Their guidelines are very clear and a lot of support is available both when applying and after receiving an award.

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Positive leader in the field, Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're glad we were able to help you through the process- if you have any questions or further feedback, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Nov 05, 2019

Reviewer UK619 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

The grants administrators were very patient, they took time to help us understand the details of the fund. i wish every funder were like this we would get 100 percent success on fund applications.

Pros

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

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're so happy that you had a good experience when applying for us and that we could help you through the process. Thank you again! : )

Nov 05, 2019

Reviewer UK644 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

First of all carefully read all guidance note available online.
Fully read the application form.
Seek guidance from Corra staff, they are happy to help no matter how basic you enquiry. Also use additional support available.
Answer questions fully on application, provide answers Corra expect not answers you may like to provide as there is space for additional details.
Be clear about your outcomes, this is a crucial requirement.
Provide all additional documents required.
During the telephone interview provide any additional information clearly.


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

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We highly value this feedback, please don't hesitate to get in touch if there's anything else. Thank you again.

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