Inside Foundant – the Blog

Foundant Summit: A Client Perspective

As you are probably aware by now, plans for Foundant Summit 2015 are well under way. However, if you haven’t attended one of our Summit events in the past, you may not be aware of the less obvious benefits they can provide. Of course, the opportunity to train in the GLM system with your CSM or ask questions and provide feedback to our development team are …     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 »

Connecting, Recharging, and Revisiting Our Goals: Foundant Midyear Planning Meetings

We just finished our midyear planning meetings and I wanted to share a few highlights with all the members of our Foundant community. If you remember last year’s recap, our summer meetings tend to be more about professional growth and team building than the more serious business planning that we perform in our annual kickoff meetings each January. The cultural component of the meetings was …     Continue Reading »