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 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.

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

Nov 05, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Be open and prepared to learn - Corra are one of the best funders we have in term of offering a balance of support and challenge!

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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

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! It means so much to hear that you feel we provide a valuable service. Thank you again! : )

Nov 05, 2019

Reviewer UK969 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

We attended a funding event and spoke directly to a representative, this was very helpful.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "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 that you appreciated our approach to smaller organisations. Please get in touch if you have any other suggestions. Thank you : )

Nov 05, 2019

Reviewer UK411 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Make sure you read the priority guidelines first.

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Positive leader in the field, Insightful, "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 hope that you were able to get the information you needed. We are always looking for ways to improve, so thank you for your suggestion too. Thank you! : )

Nov 05, 2019

Reviewer UK980 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Firstly, contact Corra Foundation and tell them your plans. Corra will advise if your proposal is viable. Corra Foundation staff are incredibly friendly and knowledgeable.

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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

Response from Corra Foundation

Nov 12, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're so pleased to hear that you found our guidance helpful. We are always happy to offer support. Thank you again : )

Nov 05, 2019

Reviewer UK952 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

The new forms are clear, not repetitive and much better to complete.

Pros

Positive leader in the field, Insightful, Friendly, 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 really appreciate your feedback on the forms, earlier this year Corra Foundation conducted an applicant survey to help us to improve the application process. The team are always happy to offer advise and support as well. Thanks again :)

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Reviewer UK129 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

I would tell them they are an approachable organisation and will assist with information and advice.

Pros

Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, Likes site visits, "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're really happy to hear that you felt our insight was useful. Thanks again :)

Oct 30, 2019

Reviewer UK256 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

Read the guidance carefully and ensure your project is a good fit - the grant scoring depends on it. A logical approach, carried through the application, budget and MEL framework is also essential.

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Positive leader in the field, Risk taker, Insightful, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues

Response from Corra Foundation

Oct 30, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate your feedback on the process, earlier this year Corra Foundation conducted an applicant survey to help us to improve the application process and online forms. The team are always happy to offer advise and support as well. Thanks again :)

Aug 16, 2019

Reviewer UK643 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

We had a great experience applying to Corra Foundation. Although unsuccessful with our application, we thoroughly appreciated their feedback, phone call and advise for future funding. Their guidance and process was clear and helpful.

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Positive leader in the field, Friendly, Builds relationships, "Gets" nonprofits and issues, Responsive

Response from Corra Foundation

Oct 18, 2019

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review! We're really pleased to hear the process was a good one, and that our feedback was helpful. We're always hugely grateful when organisations let us know what's worked well, as well as where we can improve in the future. Thanks again :-)

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