Inside Foundant – the Blog

10 Reasons Foundant’s 2012 Summit was Monumental to Me

Summit Attendee: Kristen Cullen with Carolyn Foundation I learned a ton!!  Does anyone else’s book have several flags sticking out from the pages? Hearing the Foundant “story” from Daren, Mark and Chris was a great kick-off and remains one of my favorite memories. I found Kris and Grant’s session on “Tips and Tricks” especially useful – if you missed this, ask them for a recap. I …     Continue Reading »

User’s Conference Shows Off What Makes Foundant Different

How many companies can you think of where, within the course of one day, the Founder & CEO welcomes over 80 attendees to their first-ever users conference, goes and takes a seat in the back of a conference room to support his employees while they lead a session on email templates, somehow finds the time to personally talk with everyone at some point, then invites …     Continue Reading »

Onsite Training – San Antonio Area Foundation

Last week I was fortunate to get the opportunity to travel to San Antonio for 2 days of onsite training with the San Antonio Area Foundation. We had a great time and had 4 processes built and tested by the end of the 2nd day. It is always great to visit our clients and get to see in person how they operate and handle their …     Continue Reading »

YPC – Empowering Youth to Change the World

In this month’s Client Featured blog, we would like to highlight a wonderful new conference in their second year geared towards youth in philanthropy. Enjoy! ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation, The Lumpkin Family Foundation and Tarsadia Foundation are three Foundant clients who make up part of a foursome team who drive an exciting project called Youth Philanthropy Connect. Youth Philanthropy Connect (YPC) is a youth-led, new and inspiring way …     Continue Reading »

Deep in the Heart of Texas… Learning and Networking

It’s been a couple weeks now since I returned home from my trip to San Antonio, Texas to attend the Grants Managers Network (GMN) Conference.  I’ve been attending these conferences for a couple of years now and always leave motivated to apply some of what I learned back at our foundation.  In fact, it was at a GMN conference years ago that I first learned …     Continue Reading »