Community Foundation Resources

Read and watch resources for community foundations.

  • CommunitySuite Implementation: A Project Management Adventure

    There is something rewarding about creating and completing projects. This especially holds true when it comes to making sure our clients’ implementation and onboarding runs smoothly and on-time.

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  • On Philanthropy: Looking Ahead

    On Philanthropy: Looking Ahead

    What does the future of philanthropy hold for the industry? What trends will we see, how will we find new ways to do good? Find out in this resource from Foundant Technologies.

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  • The Unrealized Power of the Student Essay

    The Unrealized Power of the Student Essay

    In this article we are going to talk a bit about why students struggle with the essay, how we can use instructions to elicit more thoughtful responses, and how the stories told in student essays. . .

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    Measuring Impacts and Outcomes

    In this on-demand webinar, learn the strategies funders use to create impact, determine where you fit it in the process, and take steps to ensure your organization is measuring results effectively.

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  • How One Community Foundation Quadrupled Their Activity without Increasing Staff

    How One Community Foundation Quadrupled Their Activity without Increasing Staff

    Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) is located in a small, but very active community in the northwest corner of Washington State.

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  • Orcas Island Community Foundation1:52

    Orcas Island Community Foundation

    Community Suite Client Testimonials Hilary Canty, Executive Director

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  • Your Community Foundation Year-end Checklist

    Your Community Foundation Year-end Checklist

    Year-end is an exciting time for community foundations, with a flurry of donations and grants by donors. Here are a few items to consider as we head into year-end.

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  • CommunitySuite Product Overview

    CommunitySuite Product Overview

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  • A Formula for Achieving Impact

    A Formula for Achieving Impact

    Achieving impact does not depend on whether your assets are small or large. What does matter is that you focus on subjects that are important to you, and that you care about.

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  • Our Clients' Support Means the World to Us

    Our Clients' Support Means the World to Us

    There are companies all over the world striving to offer great customer service, and falling short. There are also companies where it seems to come naturally to their culture. So, what’s the secret?

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  • Notes from a Young Foundation

    Notes from a Young Foundation

    We and others like us are in the process of re-imagining how to honor generations of community generosity by investing it back into community benefit through effective grant making.

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  • Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

    Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation

    The Grand Rapids Area Community Foundation manages a collection of funds initiated by individuals, corporations, and community service organizations to benefit Itasca County, Minnesota.

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  • Nonprofit Staffing 101: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

    Nonprofit Staffing 101: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

    Every nonprofit aims to reach an optimal level of teamwork, but not everyone knows how or even where to begin in the hiring or executive search process. Here is what your Nonprofit needs to know.

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  • CommunitySuite: New Software, Same Values

    CommunitySuite: New Software, Same Values

    Each and every Foundant team member has a copy of the list featured within this Blog. These are our Core Values – and we strive to live by them each day that we walk through the door.

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    CommunitySuite Overview

    CommunitySuite is a complete software solution specifically designed to address the unique challenges and activities of community foundations.

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  • Life Hacks for Grantmakers

    Life Hacks for Grantmakers

    You’re passionate about your mission, but it isn’t your whole life. Here’s some straightforward advice from our grantmaker friends on a holistic approach to a better life.

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  • Mentoring Young Adults in the Youth Philanthropy Movement

    Mentoring Young Adults in the Youth Philanthropy Movement

    At Foundant Technologies we have always been supporters of the youth philanthropy movement.It was on the road in 2015 that Mark and I discussed starting a youth philanthropy project in Bozeman, MT.

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  • Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Practical ways funders and grantees can work together

    Turning Obstacles into Opportunities: Practical ways funders and grantees can work together

    Don't reinvent the wheel. Find small things that can be done now, and over time they will make a large impact. Just take it one step at a time.

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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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  • Community Foundation of North Central Washington4:29

    Community Foundation of North Central Washington

    CommunitySuite Client Testimonials Beth Stipe, Executive Director & Jennifer Dolge, Director of Donor Services & Communications

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