Inside Foundant – the Blog

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 »

Are You Prepared for Philanthropy’s Common Transition Points?

Originally posted on Exponent Philanthropy’s, PhilanthroFiles | May 14, 2014 | By Hanh Le Your philanthropic journey is sure to be a remarkable one: often cyclical, rarely linear, and greatly shaped by your particular circumstances. Are you prepared to navigate the twists and turns that are sure to arise over time? Our nearly two decades of experience working with, listening to, and observing philanthropists with few …     Continue Reading »

Crowdsourcing, Transparency, & Training: Using Webinars to Increase Accessibility & Accountability

I manage a newer grant program at the Ohio History Connection (formerly, the Ohio Historical Society), which is funded in a relatively novel way. The grant program is called the History Fund. It is supported by donations Ohioans make to the Ohio History Connection through their state tax returns. In 2013, if you were an Ohio taxpayer due to receive a state tax refund, you …     Continue Reading »

Intern Adventures in the Japanese Business World

Written by Katrina Wilhelm, Foundant Marketing Intern I recently got the opportunity to spend about 4 weeks in Japan interning with a company called Starzen Co. While in Japan I spent a lot of time learning about Japanese business practices as well as learning about the company and the industry they are part of. I was also able to spend some time learning about the Japanese …     Continue Reading »

Announcing Our Partnership With Exponent Philanthropy

We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Exponent Philanthropy (formerly ASF)! We are honored to be part of this elite group of firms chosen to be Sustaining Partners and have high hopes that this partnership will benefit the entire philanthropic community. A big thank you to Exponent Philanthropy! We look forward to a long-lasting and mutually beneficial partnership. Click here to read …     Continue Reading »