Inside Foundant – the Blog

Communication is Key

Communication is something we try to focus on and continually improve. In an effort to communicate what’s being released, we take a number of steps to ensure all our clients know what’s new in the software. Here are the ways we get the word out: Release Notes and a summary of the release, including which Idea Lab items have been incorporated, are emailed to the …     Continue Reading »

GMN Proves to be a Great Opportunity to Connect

The Grants Managers Network (GMN) Annual Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida proved to be a great time to connect with other colleagues in the field of grant making from around the country. There were many great sessions ranging from topics like “Digital Storytelling” to “Online Board Books.” The highlight of the conference was time spent with current and potential Foundant users. The dine around was a …     Continue Reading »

Foundant’s 5th Annual Trip to the GMN Conference

I just returned from my fifth annual trip to the Grants Managers Network (GMN) Annual Conference, held this year in St. Petersburg, FL. As always, I had a great trip! The first three GMN conferences I attended were in Chicago, Denver and Seattle. While these are all great places to visit, I get really excited about heading south in March after our long, cold Montana …     Continue Reading »

The Software Releasing Process

I often get the question, “how often does Foundant upgrade their software and how do you communicate what’s new?” If you use any software applications on a smart phone or tablet, you’ll notice there are a lot of upgrades which require downloading new releases often. This can be annoying. On the other hand, many large software products you use release new software every 6 to …     Continue Reading »

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 »