Inside Foundant – the Blog

Education Foundations: Investing in Students

by Cory Brester, CRM and Information Systems Manager This March, I traveled to Chicago for the National Schools Foundation Associations 12th Annual National Conference (NSFA). What an amazing opportunity to see education foundations from large to small come together, share ideas, and explore the important role they play in addressing the needs of students in so many different types of communities. If you are not a …     Continue Reading »

Capacity problems? Interns to the rescue!

As your organization grows and opportunities become more numerous, capacity problems will make themselves known. This is true in both the for-profit and nonprofit sectors and isn’t something you can power through with talent and gumption–even if that’s what got you this far. This is a tipping point. You need general operating support, but you also can’t get too crazy, or you might cause your …     Continue Reading »

Meet Claus Schmidt – Foundant’s Senior Software Developer

Having been born in Germany and enjoying some of those years in the Bavarian Alps, I was duly impressed by the mountains of Montana. A friend of mine had moved with his family to Bozeman, and during my first visit I spent a week backpacking in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. While standing on the Continental Divide looking West at the seemingly endless mountain ranges, I knew that …     Continue Reading »

Building Relationships in an IT World

Over the last year Foundant has had the joy of growing our client base, but with client growth comes the need for more employees to support those great clients. Last year we outgrew our location and had to split into two buildings while our new location was under construction. Being in two buildings created a whole new level of IT needs. So, what do you …     Continue Reading »

Say Hi to Team Intern!

Here at Foundant they bring a special energy to our office. They sing Disney songs, chat up clients as they troubleshoot software, and get excessively excited over company swag and free food. They are… TEAM INTERN!   Tom Kochevar I was raised in Carmel, California, a little beach town just south of San Francisco. I loved many things about my home town, from the incredible beaches, …     Continue Reading »