Inside Foundant – the Blog

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 »

Meet Foundant’s Newest Development Intern, Hendrick Haataja

This past year has been a whirlwind for me. I moved from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to Montana in order to attend MSU as a freshman last fall. It was difficult to adjust at first, going from a town of barely seven hundred people to Bozeman’s thirty thousand plus was frightening. The wonderful natives have eased my transition—putting up with the quirks of being raised in …     Continue Reading »

Hollie Short – Foundant’s Newest Client Success Manager

I am so excited for the opportunity to be a part of our growing Client Success Manager (CSM) team!  I love working with our clients and can’t wait to build more relationships as I move into my new role.   I have thoroughly enjoyed working as the front line of our customer service department, getting to know some of our clients, and learning all sorts …     Continue Reading »

And the MVPs for Q2 2014 are….

The Foundant management team (better known as “The Big Wigs”) implemented an MVP program at the beginning of the year as a way to recognize team members that not only perform exceptionally in their day-to-day responsibilities, but find additional ways to go above and beyond to add value to the company and our clients. We just awarded our MVPs for Q2 2014 and will now …     Continue Reading »