Inside Foundant – the Blog

Meet Aaron Spevacek – Client Success Manager

Aaron Spevacek has been a Client Success Manager (CSM) with Foundant Technologies for almost a year and a half. Aaron was a client for several years before starting in a role called “proactive customer service,” which evolved into the CSM role. Aaron’s favorite moments in the CSM role are when he can make a suggestion or show someone something in the software that will make …     Continue Reading »

Meet Reina Gallion, Foundant’s Newest Client Services Team Member

I originally hail from Missouri, but I have lived in Bozeman for the past 8 years and I consider Bozeman home. I am an avid hiker and spend most of my weekends in the Bridger, Madison and Gallatin mountain ranges. My favorite hike this summer is hands-down the Beehive Basin trail. I have a love for Montana wildflowers, although my friends would tell you it’s …     Continue Reading »

Things You Really Need to Know, and How to Get There

The more experience I gain as the Manager of the Electronic Reporting Program at The Foundation Center, the better I genuinely understand burning questions that foundations grapple with on a daily basis. While the outside world may have misguided images of “ …enormously wealthy dudes, sitting around a table made from the rarest of tropical woods in a tastefully-appointed cloistered conference room, playing Jenga with …     Continue Reading »

You Fly, We Buy – August 2014: A Training Adventure in Montana

At Foundant, we strive to connect with our clients on a number of different levels. A large part of this means looking for multiple ways to meet with them in person and work on their expertise and interactions with the Grant Lifecycle Manager (GLM) software. As many of you may know, 2014 has marked our first year offering a unique training experience….located right here in …     Continue Reading »

Breaking Down Barriers and Solving Problems with Youth Philanthropy Connect

Why does Foundant support youth philanthropy? This question was posed to me many times during my attendance at the 2014 Youth Philanthropy Connect (YPC) conference. Generally my typical response is that, at Foundant, we feel the next generations deserve a seat at the table. We have seen that they won’t disappoint if given that chance, and may even surprise their philanthropic partners with their insights. …     Continue Reading »