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Foundant Summit: A Client Perspective

As you are probably aware by now, plans for Foundant Summit 2015 are well under way. However, if you haven’t attended one of our Summit events in the past, you may not be aware of the less obvious benefits they can provide. Of course, the opportunity to train in the GLM system with your CSM or ask questions and provide feedback to our development team are …     Continue Reading »

Smart Business: Mission Investing and Real-World Foundations

Mission Investments are made by foundations and other mission-based organizations to further their philanthropic goals. Mission investments (like impact investments) include any type of investment that is intended and designed to generate both a measurable social or environmental benefit and a financial return. ~Mission Investors Exchange Foundant Technologies recently created an informational piece titled Mission Investing: Real Stories from Small Foundations for Exponent Philanthropy’s resources page …     Continue Reading »

Meet Chad Angerer: Lead Software Developer for GrantHub (Powered by Foundant Technologies)

I came to Foundant from a very large technology company. Even though I work remotely, the culture and community I have picked up while in Bozeman visiting has been very refreshing and invigorating. I enjoy having the opportunity to work closely with end-users and it’s great to be able to help people….who help people. I previously worked with Chris Dahl (Foundant VP of Research and …     Continue Reading »

Meet Tammy Tilzey: Director of GrantHub (Powered by Foundant Technologies)

Although I’ve lived in Boise, ID for half my life – I have always felt that I’m from Montana. I grew up in a small western Montana town (Charlo), and then moved to Bozeman where I attended Montana State University (Go Cats!) and received a BS degree in Computer Science. I met my perfect match (husband Ron) at MSU and we got married while still …     Continue Reading »

Make No Mistake: Philanthropy Is About More Than Money

Reposted from PhilanthroFiles | Original Post: July 25, 2014 By Lauren Kotkin, Exponent Philanthropy What is the definition of “giving?” Has the term become synonymous with nothing but money – rather than giving of an individual’s time, talents and skills? And what about the word “philanthropy?” Has it, too, become indistinguishable from the giving of only money? Are philanthropy and giving just about money? ~e-Volunteerism, Volume …     Continue Reading »