Inside Foundant – the Blog

Building Relationships in an IT World

Over the last year Foundant has had the joy of growing our client base, but with client growth comes the need for more employees to support those great clients. Last year we outgrew our location and had to split into two buildings while our new location was under construction. Being in two buildings created a whole new level of IT needs. So, what do you …     Continue Reading »

Good Happening in Real-Time

By Kristin Laird, Foundant Marketing Communications Manager Last month, Nick Combs and I had the opportunity to attend the Humanities Montana Fall 2015 Board Meeting. I must admit, I had no idea what to expect when heading off on this Foundant Field Trip. First of all, what is a humanities foundation? I had some vague idea that they support “the human experience.” But what exactly …     Continue Reading »

Say Hi to Team Intern!

Here at Foundant they bring a special energy to our office. They sing Disney songs, chat up clients as they troubleshoot software, and get excessively excited over company swag and free food. They are… TEAM INTERN!   Tom Kochevar I was raised in Carmel, California, a little beach town just south of San Francisco. I loved many things about my home town, from the incredible beaches, …     Continue Reading »

Let Us Serve

By Weston Paul, Foundant Client Success Manager (CSM) In April we reached out to our clients and asked them if they would be interested in hosting a Foundant Field Trip. This field trip was designed to help us better understand the way in which a foundation operates. Here at Foundant, we felt that this would be a way to better serve our clients. If we …     Continue Reading »

Think Like a Designer for Greater Impact in Philanthropy

Originally posted on PhilanthroFiles September 17, 2015 By Nadia Roumani, Stanford University’s Center for Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) I have spent my career at foundations, nonprofits, think tanks, universities, and multinational organizations. I have enjoyed elucidating the root causes of complex problems, but I have been frustrated many times by the sector’s inability to generate effective solutions. In 2010, I attended a Stanford alumni …     Continue Reading »