Inside Foundant – the Blog

Things You Really Need to Know, and How to Get There

The more experience I gain as the Manager of the Electronic Reporting Program at The Foundation Center, the better I genuinely understand burning questions that foundations grapple with on a daily basis. While the outside world may have misguided images of “ …enormously wealthy dudes, sitting around a table made from the rarest of tropical woods in a tastefully-appointed cloistered conference room, playing Jenga with …     Continue Reading »

You Fly, We Buy – August 2014: A Training Adventure in Montana

At Foundant, we strive to connect with our clients on a number of different levels. A large part of this means looking for multiple ways to meet with them in person and work on their expertise and interactions with the Grant Lifecycle Manager (GLM) software. As many of you may know, 2014 has marked our first year offering a unique training experience….located right here in …     Continue Reading »

Meet Foundant’s Newest Development Intern, Hendrick Haataja

This past year has been a whirlwind for me. I moved from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to Montana in order to attend MSU as a freshman last fall. It was difficult to adjust at first, going from a town of barely seven hundred people to Bozeman’s thirty thousand plus was frightening. The wonderful natives have eased my transition—putting up with the quirks of being raised in …     Continue Reading »

Hollie Short – Foundant’s Newest Client Success Manager

I am so excited for the opportunity to be a part of our growing Client Success Manager (CSM) team!  I love working with our clients and can’t wait to build more relationships as I move into my new role.   I have thoroughly enjoyed working as the front line of our customer service department, getting to know some of our clients, and learning all sorts …     Continue Reading »

And the MVPs for Q2 2014 are….

The Foundant management team (better known as “The Big Wigs”) implemented an MVP program at the beginning of the year as a way to recognize team members that not only perform exceptionally in their day-to-day responsibilities, but find additional ways to go above and beyond to add value to the company and our clients. We just awarded our MVPs for Q2 2014 and will now …     Continue Reading »