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Foundant Summit 2015: Great People, Coming Together to Learn

We’re still winding down from the emotional high of our recent Summit conference in Tempe, AZ. As I think back on the many factors that contributed to the success of the conference, it strikes me that it all really boils down to people connecting with other people to learn. In an age where we’re all forced to move faster and more efficiently through our personal …     Continue Reading »

Welcome to the Cactus League: Summit 2015

What do the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals have in common? They are both in this year’s World Series and they are both part of the “Cactus League” – 15 MLB teams that train in Arizona each spring. So, what does this have to do with you (or Foundant for that matter)? Foundant Summit 2015 in Tempe, AZ, that’s what!! Let’s take a …     Continue Reading »

What’s in Store at the Foundant Booth During the Exponent Philanthropy Conference?

Sorry, it’s not going to be that easy. We REALLY want this one to be a surprise! But we can tell you that you won’t want to miss celebrating Halloween with the Foundant crew this year! So, in preparation for the conference, we’d like to remind everyone of a couple of things. Some of the Bravest, Most Selfless People are Never Recognized.  We all know …     Continue Reading »

Breaking Down Barriers and Solving Problems with Youth Philanthropy Connect

Why does Foundant support youth philanthropy? This question was posed to me many times during my attendance at the 2014 Youth Philanthropy Connect (YPC) conference. Generally my typical response is that, at Foundant, we feel the next generations deserve a seat at the table. We have seen that they won’t disappoint if given that chance, and may even surprise their philanthropic partners with their insights. …     Continue Reading »

Learning About Education Foundations in Philly

  In early May I had the opportunity to go to Philadelphia and attend the National School Foundation Association (NSFA) National Conference as an exhibitor and sponsor. We decided to attend this conference to learn more about a new market segment for Foundant. Education foundations from all over the United States attended to network with peers and learn how to become stronger foundations, giving more …     Continue Reading »