Inside Foundant – the Blog

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 »

Gearing Up for the 2nd Half of 2011

Every six months we take the time to step back from our day-to-day jobs to reflect on our results and plan for the future.  We just completed our latest mid-year planning session, and I wanted to share some of the results with all of our clients since you’re such an important part of our team. As we look back on the past 6 months we …     Continue Reading »

Sandhill Crane Family Pics

A few nights ago I took these pics of the sandhill crane family that have taken up residence in the wetland field behind our house. These very large birds (3 -4 feet high and up to a 5 foot wing span) mate for life and provide many evenings of entertainment this time of year. In the spring, we watched as the pair performed their fabulous …     Continue Reading »

Summer in Bozeman

The summer in Bozeman is short so we try and get out as much as possible. While my husband was under the weather over the weekend the boys and I headed for the “M” trail which is about a three minute drive from the Foundant office. The M represents, Montana State University. Here is a picture of my boys, Casey (10) and Riley (7). As well …     Continue Reading »

Going to the Dogs…

If you happened to drop by the Foundant office you’d likely see some of our four-legged “staffers”.  Several of our team members have canine friends that join us in the office on occasion to enrich our environment.  Below you’ll see Michelle Ough with Christmas, Raymond Burket with dogs Harper and Nell, Mark Larimer with Mojo, and Daren Nordhagenwith Maggie.