Inside Foundant – the Blog

Celebrating Milestones and Planning for Bigger Things

Greetings everyone! I hope 2012 is off to a great start for you all. We just finished a great celebration and planning meeting so I wanted to share a recap with the friends in our community. Last weekend our entire team including families met at historic Chico Hot Springs for a dinner to celebrate the many achievements of the past year. It’s great to spend time with …     Continue Reading »

A Helpful Report for Grantmakers

Our partner, GuideStar, created a great report that reviews the steps grantors and contributors must take to comply with revised requirements published in IRS Revenue Procedure 2011-33. The GuideStar report, “New Rules for Grantmakers and Donors: An Overview for Private Foundations, Organizations Sponsoring Donor-Advised Funds, and Donors” outlines the importance of documenting this research; discusses the consequences of failing to follow the new IRS rules; and provides …     Continue Reading »

Gearing Up for the 2nd Half of 2011

Every six months we take the time to step back from our day-to-day jobs to reflect on our results and plan for the future.  We just completed our latest mid-year planning session, and I wanted to share some of the results with all of our clients since you’re such an important part of our team. As we look back on the past 6 months we …     Continue Reading »

4th of July Camping Photos

In Montana most of us live for the 60 days of summer weather.  We usually plan a camping trip for the three day 4th of July weekend and this year we took our camper to the Centennial Mountains on the border of Montana & Idaho.  Glacier National Park is more spectacular and Yellowstone has all its crazy and interesting sites but the Centennial Valley is truly …     Continue Reading »

Missouri River Camping Photos

Here are some photos from a recent camping trip near the Missouri River.  We’ve had a rainy, cold spring here in the mountains of Montana, so it was great to get outside for a warm, sunny weekend!  I posted just a few photos below but you can see more at the link here: