Grantmaker Resources

Read and watch resources for grantmakers.

  • My Migration Adventure

    My Migration Adventure

    Knowing your People, Processes, Product, and Project Management when you’re making a system change will (without a doubt) make your migration and implementation easier and more successful.

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  • Supporting Capacity: 6 Tips to Elevate Your Grant Funded Partners

    Supporting Capacity: 6 Tips to Elevate Your Grant Funded Partners

    While serving as a grantmaker gives wonderful perspective and insight for when sitting on the grantseeking side of the table, it also gives me unique perspective and ideas on ways grantmakers could...

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  • The (right) picture is worth 1,000 words

    The (right) picture is worth 1,000 words

    Data Visualization is a broad topic and a buzzword that can mean a lot of things. . . and can often be misconstrued or misunderstood. If you want even better retention, consider data visualization

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  • Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude: Why Giving Back is Our Culture

    Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude: Why Giving Back is Our Culture

    Workplaces that encompass a culture of appreciation, positive energy, and a sense of value give organizations purpose, direction, and a standard of behavior that motivates teams to aspire to greatness

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  • From Chaos to Client Success: A Grant Manager Story

    From Chaos to Client Success: A Grant Manager Story

    Community foundations are established to serve the people in their geographic region, but many don’t have competitive grant processes for local nonprofits. And the community foundations that do may h

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  • Unintended Consequences: The Hidden Impact of Impact and Outcomes

    Unintended Consequences: The Hidden Impact of Impact and Outcomes

    If we’re not intentional and thoughtful about how and (maybe more importantly) why we’re tracking this information, we can fall into a "data trap."

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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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  • Advice from Grantmakers: Building Blocks for Efficiency

    Advice from Grantmakers: Building Blocks for Efficiency

    Those working in the philanthropic community are consistently asked to do more with less. The pressures of limited resources and increasing need create. . .

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    Arabella Advisors

    GLM Client Testimonials: Whitney Shufelt Are you a Grantmaker? Check out these additional resources: http://resources.foundant.com/grantmaker-resources?onbrand

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  • 6 Ways to Champion Change From the Inside Out

    6 Ways to Champion Change From the Inside Out

    Do you want to catalyze change at your foundation? Perhaps you want to improve board dynamics, refine your mission, or implement new technology. Here are 6 ways to champion change.

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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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  • On Philanthropy: What's Changed

    On Philanthropy: What's Changed

    Overall, we've seen a call for greater transparency & accountability in the sector. Change in the types of relationships & expectations has been the biggest influencers on how philanthropy has changed

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    GLM Overview

    Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager (GLM) is an online tool designed specifically to help you create a grantseeking experience applicants will enjoy, and consolidate repetitive manual tasks.

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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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  • 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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  • Education Foundations: Investing in Students

    Education Foundations: Investing in Students

    Think for a moment about the impact one… just one…mentor can have on the future of a student. What is your community doing to help at-risk youth? How can you become involved in being a mentor?

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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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  • West Family Foundation

    West Family Foundation

    The West Family Foundation strives to give back to the community and provide a better opportunity in life for children and families who reside in Southern Oregon.

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    Impact & Outcome Measurement

    What matters most to your organization? How do you measure whether your funding has the impact you hope it will? No two funders are exactly alike, so a one-size-fits-all method.

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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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