Inside Foundant – the Blog

Good Happening in Real-Time

By Kristin Laird, Foundant Marketing Communications Manager Last month, Nick Combs and I had the opportunity to attend the Humanities Montana Fall 2015 Board Meeting. I must admit, I had no idea what to expect when heading off on this Foundant Field Trip. First of all, what is a humanities foundation? I had some vague idea that they support “the human experience.” But what exactly …     Continue Reading »

Say Hi to Team Intern!

Here at Foundant they bring a special energy to our office. They sing Disney songs, chat up clients as they troubleshoot software, and get excessively excited over company swag and free food. They are… TEAM INTERN!   Tom Kochevar I was raised in Carmel, California, a little beach town just south of San Francisco. I loved many things about my home town, from the incredible beaches, …     Continue Reading »

Let Us Serve

By Weston Paul, Foundant Client Success Manager (CSM) In April we reached out to our clients and asked them if they would be interested in hosting a Foundant Field Trip. This field trip was designed to help us better understand the way in which a foundation operates. Here at Foundant, we felt that this would be a way to better serve our clients. If we …     Continue Reading »

Think Like a Designer for Greater Impact in Philanthropy

Originally posted on PhilanthroFiles September 17, 2015 By Nadia Roumani, Stanford University’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) I have spent my career at foundations, nonprofits, think tanks, universities, and multinational organizations. I have enjoyed elucidating the root causes of complex problems, but I have been frustrated many times by the sector’s inability to generate effective solutions. In 2010, I attended a Stanford alumni …     Continue Reading »

Introducing Our Two Newest Team Members: Shana Keilson and Andrew Sample

Shana: I was born and raised in Boulder, CO and hauled my multiple bikes and skis out to Montana to study at MSU. Seven years later (sorry Mom and Dad), I finally graduated with a degree in Business, focusing on Information Systems, and I’ve truly established myself here in Bozeman. The outdoor activities and opportunities are unparalleled, and when I’m not at work, you can …     Continue Reading »