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 »

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 »

Chicago, Chicago! Foundant User Group Meeting

  Daren and I spent three busy days in Chicago last week.  We had great attendance for the first Chicago area Foundant GLM user group meeting, August 4th at Donors Forum: Aaron Spevacek, Strategic Philanthropy Cynthia Shirk, Shirk Family Foundation Diana Spencer, The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund Gloria Dillard, American Osteopathic Association Mike Doyle, University YMCA Jacqui Lara, The William G. McGowan Charitable Fund Many …     Continue Reading »