Inside Foundant – the Blog

Missouri River Camping Photos

Here are some photos from a recent camping trip near the Missouri River.  We’ve had a rainy, cold spring here in the mountains of Montana, so it was great to get outside for a warm, sunny weekend!  I posted just a few photos below but you can see more at the link here:

The Meaning of Community

The new Foundant online community is a “go-to place” for our clients, our partners and our employees to work together for the good of everyone. I’m very excited to participate as well as observe the organic growth sure to happen quickly. The word “community” has many meanings when you check  – The one that caught my eye and seemed applicable for the Foundant community is …     Continue Reading »

Grantmaking in the 90’s

OK, I realize I am dating myself – but the things that technology can do these days continue to astound me. You see, twenty years ago I began my career as a development director for a non-profit. I remember, all too well, when submitting a single grant proposal was a monumental effort for a fledging non-profit.  It often entailed: –          Calling a foundation to request …     Continue Reading »

Learning from One Another

I’m confident the new online community can benefit both Foundant clients and Foundant staff. Because managing grant and/or scholarship cycles online is a relatively new approach to grantmaking, there will be new ideas and experiences to learn from. Having a communication channel for all of our clients to learn from should allow for improved workflows and ultimately improved results. Improvements can be as simple as …     Continue Reading »

Improving GLM for You!

I’m currently working on improving the reporting capabilities in Foundant GLM, and I always enjoy getting to know more about our customers. I am looking forward to all of the opportunities for communication that this new format offers. Welcome to our New Online Community! Enjoy and please keep the feedback coming.