Inside Foundant – the Blog

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 »

Clients, Conferences & Fun in Florida

What a difference a week makes… Last Wednesday my wife Shelby and I were enjoying our last couple of hours of our two week Florida road trip on sunny South Beach in Miami. Today, I’m listening to and watching 30 mph hour winds blow rain and snow around our valley here in Bozeman, MT. We certainly pay a high scenery tax to live in this beautiful place! …     Continue Reading »

The Meaning of Community

The new Foundant online community is a “go-to place” for our clients, our partners and our employees to work together for the good of everyone. I’m very excited to participate as well as observe the organic growth sure to happen quickly. The word “community” has many meanings when you check www.dictionary.com  – The one that caught my eye and seemed applicable for the Foundant community is …     Continue Reading »