Kristin Laird

As the Content Marketing Manager for Foundant Technologies, Kristin is passionate about sharing knowledge with the philanthropic community so they can maximize their impact. Kristin enjoys collaborating with her highly creative and talented Content Team to continually deliver better, more engaging materials. As an avid reader and writer, Kristin is fascinated with the written word and all forms of communication. In her spare time, she loves to read, write, swim, cook, and spend time with her comedic husband and children. Volunteering throughout the community and finding ways to get involved with fundraisers that make a difference is important to her. Kristin has enjoyed speaking at local nonprofit fundraising events including Thrive's annual Lily Ball and various fundraising and awareness events for HAVEN, a local shelter for victims of domestic violence, through their End the Silence Speaker's Bureau - a group dedicated to educating the community through personal narrative. Kristin's kiddos - Camden (12) and Taylor (9) - enjoy being Certified Cat Cuddlers at Bozeman's local Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter. Drop her a line at kristin.laird@foundant.com if you have an idea for some inspiring content!

  • Don’t Go It Alone: Owning and Proposing Your BIG Idea

    Don’t Go It Alone: Owning and Proposing Your BIG Idea

    Discussing how to bring your big idea to the table when you've found something you're fired up about and need to get everyone else on board.

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  • Making the Connection: Philanthropic Relationships in a Noise Filled World

    Making the Connection: Philanthropic Relationships in a Noise Filled World

    Making & creating connections isn’t a complicated practice, but it takes work & commitment. In our noise-filled world, how can funders communicate, and be intentional with grantee relationships?

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  • The Foundant Knowledge Project: A Philanthropy Story Sharing Experience

    The Foundant Knowledge Project: A Philanthropy Story Sharing Experience

    In June of 2017, we hatched a plan. What if we created a “survey” to gather experience, advice, opinions, and knowledge from our grantmaker and grantseeker communities?

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  • Working as a Team: Tips for Successfully Managing Change

    Working as a Team: Tips for Successfully Managing Change

    What needs to change? Do you simply need to set a more efficient process in place for staff to follow? Or do you need to evaluate technology options to help you become more efficient?

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  • Hello, Customer Service? Are You There?

    Hello, Customer Service? Are You There?

    Customer service is one of the most important, yet often most under valued attributes of companies today. It doesn’t matter which industry, doing the right thing is simple… and it shouldn’t have to be

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  • Good Happening in Real-Time

    Good Happening in Real-Time

    It was remarkable to witness good happening in real-time and gain a better understanding of what our clients do outside of our GLM software.

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