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10 Reasons Foundant’s 2012 Summit was Monumental to Me

Summit Attendee: Kristen Cullen with Carolyn Foundation I learned a ton!!  Does anyone else’s book have several flags sticking out from the pages? Hearing the Foundant “story” from Daren, Mark and Chris was a great kick-off and remains one of my favorite memories. I found Kris and Grant’s session on “Tips and Tricks” especially useful – if you missed this, ask them for a recap. I …     Continue Reading »

User’s Conference Shows Off What Makes Foundant Different

How many companies can you think of where, within the course of one day, the Founder & CEO welcomes over 80 attendees to their first-ever users conference, goes and takes a seat in the back of a conference room to support his employees while they lead a session on email templates, somehow finds the time to personally talk with everyone at some point, then invites …     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 »

Real People at the Seattle User Group

On October 4th I was lucky enough to attend the Foundant User Group meeting hosted in Seattle by Gloria Mayne and the Seattle International Foundation.  The week before the meeting I considered canceling….I am sure you know the story – grant paperwork needs to be finalized and checks are waiting to be mailed out, there are too many meetings on the calendar and the four …     Continue Reading »

Thanks for Joining us in San Francisco

Foundant hosted 12 clients in sunny San Francisco on Thursday, September 15th for a west coast user group / client training. Several Foundant staff were already in the Bay area for the Council on Foundations Conference for Community Foundations. At the culmination of that conference we switched gears to spend a day with the following clients: The Compton Foundation, Thomas J. Long Foundation, Petco, Kalliopeia, Leightman …     Continue Reading »