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Education Foundations: Investing in Students

by Cory Brester, CRM and Information Systems Manager This March, I traveled to Chicago for the National Schools Foundation Associations 12th Annual National Conference (NSFA). What an amazing opportunity to see education foundations from large to small come together, share ideas, and explore the important role they play in addressing the needs of students in so many different types of communities. If you are not a …     Continue Reading »

Foundant Resource Roundup: Best of April 2017

Another dose of resource roundup… Working as a Team: Tips for Successfully Managing Change At Foundant Technologies – provider of online grants management solutions for grantmakers and grantseekers – we have always been supporters of the youth philanthropy movement. We began as early sponsors and supporters or… by Sammie Holzwarth, Foundant Technologies Read more

Foundant Resource Roundup: Best of March 2017

Resource Roundup: Best of March 2017 [Infographic] Nonprofit Organizational Health & Sustainability Benchmark Originally posted by Bloomerang | March 8, 2017 Even though sustainability is somewhat of a buzzword in the sector, it is attainable by any nonprofit through just a few key metrics and internal processes. We were curious whether or not the average nonprofit organization, and the sector as a whole, is on …     Continue Reading »

Capacity problems? Interns to the rescue!

As your organization grows and opportunities become more numerous, capacity problems will make themselves known. This is true in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors and isn’t something you can power through with talent and gumption–even if that’s what got you this far. This is a tipping point. You need general operating support, but you also can’t get too crazy, or you might cause your …     Continue Reading »

Resource Roundup: Best of February 2017

For this month’s Foundant Resource Roundup, we searched the web for content that jumped out at us and rounded it up for your reading pleasure. Enjoy! Foundant Resource Roundup Mapping a Foundation’s Impact Investing Journey by Rosalie Sheehy Cates, Senior Advisor Originally posted on philanthropynw.org February 22, 2017 One hundred million dollars. That’s how much money Surdna Foundation has now allocated to impact investing, just …     Continue Reading »