Inside Foundant – the Blog

Should Grantmakers Move Online?

Online Grants and Scholarship Management vs. Online Applications Have you been considering online options for your grantmaking? If you answered “yes,” then you’re probably aware of all the options that are available. Everything from simple Google forms and spreadsheets to huge installed systems with all the “bells and whistles.” And all the information might seem overwhelming if you’re not sure of exactly what you need. The …     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 »

Youth Philanthropy Under the Big Sky

As a member of the Foundant team I have had the privilege of working with many grantmaking organizations, and hearing about all the great work they do. But of all the initiatives, I have always been drawn to organizations that run youth philanthropy programs. Youth philanthropy is a concept where grantmaking organizations give kids the ability to decide where a specific pool of grant money …     Continue Reading »

Looking Back with Amazement – Happy New Year!

It’s that time of year again, when I get to sit down, take a break, and reflect on everything the last twelve months held for Foundant and send out a big thank you to our friends and everyone who supported us and continues to do so. Things move so fast these days that I’m always impressed when I get a chance to see the long …     Continue Reading »

The Foundant Culture: In our own words

What makes a business successful? That’s the question Mark Larimer, Foundant VP of Marketing and Client Success asked in his blog about this time last year after Foundant was listed as an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Company and an Outside Magazine Best Company to Work For. Both of these lists are impressive for a tech start-up residing in Bozeman, MT – but, in …     Continue Reading »