Inside Foundant – the Blog

Building a Philanthropic Culture at Foundant

One of the most appealing considerations as we contemplated starting Foundant was the fact that the company would be involved in the philanthropic community.  We’ve always felt fortunate to have the opportunity to work with individuals and organizations that are focused on improving their communities and our own philanthropic efforts are an important part of the culture we’re building at Foundant.  We’re still a small …     Continue Reading »

Remembering Greg Hind

Last week we were extremely saddened to learn of the death of one of our earliest and favorite customers, Greg Hind.  The Hind Foundation was Foundant customer #15 and I still remember the cold call I made after discovering the foundation’s website in early 2007. Hind Foundation was just getting off the ground and Greg told me that he was frustrated because he wasn’t receiving enough …     Continue Reading »

Thinking of our customers in the Hurricane Sandy region

We’ve been watching the news and learning of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy and wanted to let all of our clients in the affected region know that we’re wishing you the best during the recovery efforts.  Although we have our share of extreme weather here in Montana we are fortunate that we have few natural disasters so it’s very hard to comprehend the destruction …     Continue Reading »

Taking a Look Back on the First Half of 2012

We recently held our annual mid-year wrap-up meetings and I thought I’d share a few of the highlights with all the members of our community. These sessions are always a great combination of reviewing lessons learned, planning for future endeavors and taking the time to celebrate our successes. Here are a few of our company highlights as we looked back on the first half of the …     Continue Reading »

Clients, Conferences & Fun in Florida

What a difference a week makes… Last Wednesday my wife Shelby and I were enjoying our last couple of hours of our two week Florida road trip on sunny South Beach in Miami. Today, I’m listening to and watching 30 mph hour winds blow rain and snow around our valley here in Bozeman, MT. We certainly pay a high scenery tax to live in this beautiful place! …     Continue Reading »