Inside Foundant – the Blog

Happy Holidays from Foundant Technologies!

We’d like to take a moment to wish everyone a very Happy Holidays! It’s Foundant tradition for the entire team to get together and give our offices a good ol’ Holiday Scrub….then it’s time to party! Here are some highlights from last Friday….

Meet Tracy Larimer, Foundant’s Newest Regional Sales Director

Though I just started, I’ve been in the background watching Foundant grow since it first started in 2006 when my husband, Mark Larimer, joined with Daren Nordhagen, Chris Dahl and Steve Ough to explore how to help Foundations move to an online grantmaking process. After 8 years, it is exciting to be able to join the team I’ve watched and been so proud of for …     Continue Reading »

Meet Weston Paul – Foundant’s Newest Client Services Representative

I grew up in South Dakota and I’ve always been drawn to the mountains. In high school I knew I was going to go to college in Montana and ski race, period. So that is what I did. I also got a “semi-useful” degree in chemistry! After graduating from Rocky Mountain College in 2005 I landed a job for a small biotech company here in …     Continue Reading »

Foundant Summit: A Client Perspective

As you are probably aware by now, plans for Foundant Summit 2015 are well under way. However, if you haven’t attended one of our Summit events in the past, you may not be aware of the less obvious benefits they can provide. Of course, the opportunity to train in the GLM system with your CSM or ask questions and provide feedback to our development team are …     Continue Reading »

Smart Business: Mission Investing and Real-World Foundations

Mission Investments are made by foundations and other mission-based organizations to further their philanthropic goals. Mission investments (like impact investments) include any type of investment that is intended and designed to generate both a measurable social or environmental benefit and a financial return. ~Mission Investors Exchange Foundant Technologies recently created an informational piece titled Mission Investing: Real Stories from Small Foundations for Exponent Philanthropy’s resources page …     Continue Reading »