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Score 3.1 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager

From where I stand, GLM is well-suited for use by small-staffed charitable foundations who make more than thirty (30) grants a year and distribute more than $500,000 in funds to non-profits. The software is able to handle every step in the grant-making process from receipt of a request, to the evaluation and decision regarding the grant, to tracking the pay-out, and to closing the grant when the work or the year is completed.
Gwenn Gebhard | TrustRadius Reviewer

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G)

For any grant request for which you are using an online form to submit (for example, GrantRequest, Fluxx, CyberGrants), the G4G plugin is super helpful in skipping wasted time entering administrative fields into the form. Obviously this is not available for paper grants, but it can be used with fillable fields that you then print out
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager

  • Foundant provides a streamlined grants management solution for reasonable cost.
  • The company listens to its users, collecting ideas and making improvements. Updates to the software are rolled out several times a year. When something cannot be changed right away, the company gives context and forecasts when the change might be possible.
  • While the software is easy to use, it also offers more advanced features (such as merge templates) that allow more customization for the advanced user.
Mary Giraulo | TrustRadius Reviewer

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G)

  • Autofill
  • Plugin - ease of data transfer
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager

  • Need a smother process for third party responses. Currently individuals recommending more than one student for scholarships have many emails to deal with to find the correct link to upload the correct student's letter.
  • Questions that would filter which applications the applicant would apply for.
Sally Weldon | TrustRadius Reviewer

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G)

  • None - Very happy with current iteration
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager

No score
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GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G)

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
Haven't used any live support but the online help sections were useful and concise
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager

I have not used other online grantmaking products or evaluated others. I used to use MicroEdge Gifts, but not the online application version. It was a stand alone management system. This is hands-down better, easier to use and a more complete system
Susan Haley | TrustRadius Reviewer

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G)

No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager

  • Positive customer service--fairly easy to use for applicants.
  • Positive--easy to run reports you have already set up, so [it] saves time.
  • Negative--limited question types makes it harder to gather the data we want to track.
  • Negative--our budget is more complex than can be tracked in Foundant, so we have to use a separate program.
  • Negative--we have to track potential grantee conversations in a separate program.
  • Negative--getting data ready to display in a dashboard takes a lot of time to manipulate in Excel.
Kristen Summers | TrustRadius Reviewer

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G)

  • Positive time-to-benefit ratio on grant applications
  • Allows for greater number of grants to send out
David S. Levine, CFRE | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G)

Pricing Details

Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Foundant Grant Lifecycle Manager Editions & Modules

Edition
Grant Lifecycle Manager (GLM)1
  1. Per Organization, Per Every 2 Years
Additional Pricing Details
Foundant Connect is an optional, add-on product linking data from GuideStar, Foundation Center, and GreatNonprofits into Foundant GLM„the organizations leading the industry in the data revolution. Connect allows users to quickly access and share data to make the grantmaking process easier and more efficient for everyone involved.

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G)

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

GuideStar for Grant Applications (G4G) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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