Inside Foundant – the Blog

Reflections on Spring User Groups

We’ve wrapped up our 3 week trip across the U.S. holding User Groups in many major cities. We always enjoy working with clients and teaching them about the new features and workflows in the system. What’s even more valuable is hearing the ever changing needs of our clients. We had lots of great feedback over the last 3 weeks and the best news is most …     Continue Reading »

Getting Reacquainted at the May 2014 User Groups

Many of you have probably heard me mention that one of the personal downsides of Foundant’s growth is that I spend so much less time getting to know the people that use our software. In our earliest days I spent my days selling, training, and supporting our small number of clients and developed some great personal relationships. Now that we have specialists and experts for …     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 »

Learning to Simplify

By Bridget Wilkinson With each new career pursued in a lifetime, there is usually a steep learning curve. Last September, I was hired as the first Foundation Manager of the Bozeman Area Community Foundation (BACF). The BACF was formed in 2003 to serve both donors and nonprofits in the Bozeman area. BACF strives to nurture a culture of philanthropy by building and stewarding permanent community …     Continue Reading »

Youth Philanthropy Connect Conference

I recently had the opportunity of attending the Youth Philanthropy Connect Conference at the Disneyland Resort in California. The conference is hosted by one of our client’s, Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation and Foundant is a proud sponsor. The conference is youth-led and a great way for youth involved in philanthropy to connect and learn through a peer network. The conference schedule included two keynote speakers …     Continue Reading »