Inside Foundant – the Blog

Eyes Lighting Up and Smiles Filling the Room in Philly and DC

What a wonderful trip to the East Coast last week! Philly and DC were awesome hosts for our March 2013 User Groups. It was a privilege to be part of these great meetings with such wonderful people. Each city had a nice turnout, with about 15 users in attendance in Philly and about 20 in DC. The groups shared ideas, learned from one another, and were able to collaborate on …     Continue Reading »

From Snow to Sun – FPN 2013

What a great time of year to have the opportunity to come to Florida, from the snow and mountains to the sunshine and palm trees! On top of that a chance to connect and network with some of our great clients and others at the Florida Philanthropic Network (FPN) Statewide Summit on Philanthropy.  The networking at FPN gave members and sponsors a chance to hear …     Continue Reading »

Connecting with Clients and Cheering on Sharks in San Jose

Daren, Sammie and I just returned from 4 days at the Council on Foundations (COF) Family Philanthropy Conference in San Jose, CA. The conference provided a terrific opportunity to connect with many clients including Mara from the Morgan Family Foundation, Kim from the Leo M. Shortino Foundation, Annie with Frieda Fox, brand new client William Davidson Foundation and many others. In addition to attending sessions focused on technology, philanthropy and social networking, we joined many of …     Continue Reading »

Foundant Summit 2012 – A Life Changing Event

Attending the Foundant Summit was truly life-changing for me. Our company has been a client since 2008, however, due to several personnel changes, no one really knew how to use the system properly or what it had to offer. We use Foundant to manage our massive international scholarship program, Geoscientists Without Borders (international humanitarian grants), Field Camp grants, and Travel Grants. Our review Committees are …     Continue Reading »

Why We’ll Be Coming Back to Foundant’s Next Summit

The Foundant Summit reminds me of the old sitcom Cheers. You remember the song?  “Where everybody knows your name…”.  Walking into Big Sky Resort and meeting Shelby, Foundant’s Marketing Manager and awesome wife of Daren, for the first time in person was like running into an old friend.  As we met other Foundant team members for the first time in person, it was like Norm …     Continue Reading »