City Bridge Trust

Location: City Bridge Trust, City Of London, Po Box 270, Guildhall, London, EC2P 2EJ United Kingdom

EIN: 980

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4Builds relationships4Gives more than money3Friendly3Positive leader in the field3Responsive2"Gets" nonprofits and issues2Culturally sensitive1Insightful1Likes site visits1Openminded1Risk taker

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City Bridge Trust

Nov 01, 2019

Reviewer UK470 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

As with any application, read the criteria carefully, make sure that your ask is a good fit for the funder's objectives, and demonstrate clearly how your programme delivers on their priorities.

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Positive leader in the field, Gives more than money, Culturally sensitive, Friendly, Builds relationships, Responsive

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Oct 17, 2019

Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

conversations at a strategic level helped to ensure our work aligned with theirs. If possible, seek out these conversations (whether directly or joining their events)

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Gives more than money, Builds relationships

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Response from City Bridge Trust

Oct 30, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. We are very keen to have an open dialougue with the sector and would encourage all prospective grantees to follow us on Twitter @CityBridgeTrust to be alerted of future events where you can engage with us. We are keen to utilise a full assets approach to our grant-making, so we really value your feedback regarding giving more than money and convening.

Oct 03, 2019

Reviewer UK295 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2019

A fair and thoughtful funder but one which needs lots of well thought through information and data. Investing the time to do this properly is necessary.

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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 City Bridge Trust

Oct 09, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. We value your time and honesty, and will use your comments to feed into our processes as we refine them. We are reviewing our assessment workflows and procedures and will ensure your feedback regarding the various required “extras” is taken into account.

Sep 30, 2019

Reviewer UK573 - Grant Applicant - applied in 2018

Have an open and honest dialogue about your work and the challenges your organisation is facing, as City Bridge really understand these and the relationship is enhanced by open dialogue. Make sure you have thought out and have in order organisational processes as well, such as Safeguarding and other key policies.

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

Response from City Bridge Trust

Oct 01, 2019

Thank you for your feedback. We really value having an open and honest dialogue with our grantees. It’s really helpful that you’ve highlighted the importance of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and climate change. We’re considering these issues as part of current work to better live our organisational values and we’ll make sure your comments feed into this.

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