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Bozeman group gathers goods for Missoula refugee families:


When she first heard about the drive to collect household goods for refugee families in Missoula, Jane Maggard only had one thought: What if the tables were turned? "What if it was my family?" Maggard ...


Why you shouldn't volunteer at a soup kitchen this Thanksgiving:


Thanksgiving is a day to be grateful for what you have and to think about giving back to others. In the spirit of giving, thousands of well-meaning people search for opportunities to volunteer at soup ...


Current Tax Reform Proposals Would Devastate the Charitable Sector:


Tax reform legislation proposed by the House and Senate would have devastating impacts on our nation's charitable sector, greatly hindering the ability of nonprofits to meet the critical needs in our ...


Missoula nonprofit EPI makes Outside Magazine's best workplaces list:


A Missoula-headquartered nonprofit that connects kids with the natural world and conservation work has been named to Outside Magazine's "Best Places to Work" list, based in part on a survey of employee ...


Here's a More Tax-Efficient Way to Give to Charities:


For most taxpayers age 70 1/2 and older, making a qualified charitable distribution from an individual retirement account is a more tax-efficient method of making philanthropic contributions than withdrawing ...


Soft Landing Missoula gets national attention from Starbucks:


Soft Landing Missoula https://softlandingmissoula.org/ , a nonprofit that works to make Missoula a welcoming community for refugees is getting some national attention for its efforts in the Garden ...


Montana History Foundation Grant Application Process 2018:


The Montana History Foundation grants process for 2018 is now open. The deadline for submission is January 22, 2018 at 3:30 pm. If you have a current grant with us, that will need to be finalized before ...


How One Nonprofit Tries to Show Donors Their Money Is Well-Spent:




Literacy Bitterroot receives $200,000 grant from the Rob and Terry Ryan Foundation to help ease budget shortfall:


Literacy Bitterroot http://literacybitterroot.org/ has received a $200,000 grant from the Rob and Terry Ryan Foundation to provide stability while the educational organization finds another funding ...
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The Steele-Reese Foundation is a charitable trust committed to supporting rural communities and the nonprofit organizations that serve them in Idaho, Montana, and Appalachian Kentucky.:


Since its inception, the Foundation has maintained a focus on the unique challenges of rural living and on helping people build healthy, successful, and sustainable communities. Eleanor Steele ...


Google to give $1 billion to nonprofits and help Americans get jobs in the new economy:


Google will invest $1 billion over the next five years in nonprofit organizations helping people adjust to the changing nature of work, the largest philanthropic pledge https://grow.google/ to date from ...


Sperry Chalet Winter Preservation Action Plan is Fully Funded!:


Thanks to your generosity, we are pleased to announce that the initial request for the Sperry Action Fund has been fully funded. In the weeks since this fund was announced, a structural assessment ...


Group helps Montana women join forces to fund worthy projects - 100 Strong Billings - How about in your community?:


For years, Haley Vannatta wanted to start some kind of philanthropic or charitable program she could sponsor as the publisher of Yellowstone Valley Woman magazine. She talked about different ideas ...


Loan Financing for Montana Nonprofit Organizations: A Primer - Montana Nonprofit Association's 16th Annual Conference "Go Further Together" 9/26-28, Missoula, MT :


This primer was produced with the assistance of members of the MT Mission Investing Group to support a panel we are presenting on the topic at the MNA conference on Wed. 9/27 at 4 pm in Msla http://www.matr.net/events.phtml?showdetail=6413. ...


Development group in Billings looks to connect urban American Indians with health care:


Since 1996 the Native American Development Corporation http://www.nadc-nabn.org/ has worked with tribes throughout Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas to help build local business and champion economic growth. ...


An 'Entrepreneur' by Any Other Name: 5 Things to Consider When You Start a Non-Profit:




"Tell Us Something" August Newsletter:


Wow! Summer is here in full effect. The fires have arrived and the smoke is thick in parts of Missoula Valley. I hope you all are staying cool, creating new stories and getting out of the smoke when ...


Red Ants Pants Festival a big opportunity for small Montana businesses, communities:


Since 2011, the Red Ants Pants Music Festival has turned working ranchland outside White Sulphur Springs into a center for live music, one weekend each summer. Last year, the event brought 16,000 people ...


Out of the Boardroom: How Nonprofit Board Members Can Be Effective Advocates in Troubled Times:


Many of us who sit on nonprofit boards have felt the impact of an unstable political climate at both the federal and state levels on our beloved organizations. At the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, we've ...


How A Connecticut Nonprofit Aims to Foster Employment for Autism:


Roses for Autism https://rosesforautism.com/ is a non-profit social enterprise that sells roses and a variety other flowers -- all proceeds from the sales fund scholarships and career training ...


White Sulpher Springs, Montana -based Red Ants Pants Foundation announces $19K in grants for rural community projects:


The Red Ants Pants Foundation http://www.redantspantsfoundation.org announced more than $19,000 in grants to projects that support women's leadership, working family farms and ranches, and rural communities. Fueled ...


Glacier National Park Conservancy names Doug Mitchell new executive director:


Glacier National Park Conservancy https://glacier.org/ today announced the appointment of Doug Mitchell as its new executive director. Mitchell joins the Glacier National Park Conservancy from his ...


3 Reasons to Consider Converting a Nonprofit to a For-profit:




Missoula's arts and culture nonprofits generate $54M in annual economic activity:


"Missoula is such a nice, diverse city with a lot of offerings that draw people here," said Mulligan-Dague. "It's a good city for diversity, and people have a lot of options." The "Arts and Economic ...


Horse packing, Dutch oven cooking and respect for wild places at Backcountry Horsemen rendezvous:


The Backcountry Horsemen of Missoula http://bchmt.org/wp/missoula/ hosted a summer rendezvous Saturday at the Blackfoot Clearwater Game Range to thank the community for supporting their work, and to teach ...


Montana groups get nearly $1M in National Endowment for the Arts grants:


The National Endowment for the Arts has announced nearly $1 million in grant money for Montana arts projects and organizations. It's the second round of funding announcements for the fiscal year from ...


New Charity Supports Montana's Fallen Officers - The Montana Guardian Fund:


Wednesday in Helena, a Montana based charity The Montana Guardian Fund http://www.montanaguardianfund.com was launched dedicated to providing financial assistance to the families of fallen law enforcement ...


New Non-Profit Provides Funds to Families of Fallen Montana Officers - The Montana Guardian Fund:


In Montana history, 128 peace officers have died in the line of duty. That number increased by one on May 16 of this year when a gunman shot and killed Broadwater County Deputy Mason Moore during a ...


Missoula Works - Indiegogo Funding Campaign:


Missoula Works is an organization started by the non-profit Missoula Interfaith Collaborative(MIC) with a mission to employ anyone committed to work. To do this, Missoula Works runs a staffing agency ...


Wisetail Montana's Fastest Growing Tech Company Offering $100,000 Grants to Non-Profits:


Seeking Proposals from 501(c)(3) organizations; $100,000 Technology Grants Available Montana's fastest growing tech firm, Bozeman-based Wisetail, announced today it is seeking to partner with non-profit ...

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