Inside Foundant – the Blog

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 »

Working with Grantees: A Relationship Worth Building

When I first began my dive into the philanthropy industry, the thing that always fascinated me was the give and take dynamic between a funder and their grantees. I’ve been amazed at the different ways of going about it; some funders choose a hands off approach, while others develop close and long lasting relationships with those they fund. Both have their benefits and drawbacks–what works …     Continue Reading »