Inside Foundant – the Blog

GMN Proves to be a Great Opportunity to Connect

The Grants Managers Network (GMN) Annual Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida proved to be a great time to connect with other colleagues in the field of grant making from around the country. There were many great sessions ranging from topics like “Digital Storytelling” to “Online Board Books.” The highlight of the conference was time spent with current and potential Foundant users. The dine around was a …     Continue Reading »

Remembering Greg Hind

Last week we were extremely saddened to learn of the death of one of our earliest and favorite customers, Greg Hind.  The Hind Foundation was Foundant customer #15 and I still remember the cold call I made after discovering the foundation’s website in early 2007. Hind Foundation was just getting off the ground and Greg told me that he was frustrated because he wasn’t receiving enough …     Continue Reading »

Foundant is the Right Choice

Foundant Client Quote: “You don’t even know what you don’t know yet” said a smiling Foundant employee to me upon my arrival at the Summit.  So true.  Our company is a new user;  we were not ‘live’.  But after one full day of basics, sharing with experienced users and receiving one-on-one assistance from Foundant experts – I’m ready to take on the GLM fun!  Participating …     Continue Reading »

Foundant Summit 2012 – A Life Changing Event

Attending the Foundant Summit was truly life-changing for me. Our company has been a client since 2008, however, due to several personnel changes, no one really knew how to use the system properly or what it had to offer. We use Foundant to manage our massive international scholarship program, Geoscientists Without Borders (international humanitarian grants), Field Camp grants, and Travel Grants. Our review Committees are …     Continue Reading »

Why We’ll Be Coming Back to Foundant’s Next Summit

The Foundant Summit reminds me of the old sitcom Cheers. You remember the song?  “Where everybody knows your name…”.  Walking into Big Sky Resort and meeting Shelby, Foundant’s Marketing Manager and awesome wife of Daren, for the first time in person was like running into an old friend.  As we met other Foundant team members for the first time in person, it was like Norm …     Continue Reading »