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Montana Department of Revenue: Nonprofits must reapply for their property tax exemption

The department says a new state law requires owners of tax-exempt real property in exempt status before 2014 to submit an application by March 1, 2016.

2015 State of the MT Nonprofit Sector Survey

Your involvement contributes to a growing understanding of nonprofit management and leadership strengths and challenges.

‘Three Cups of Tea’ author Greg Mortenson to step down from charity

"The organization is now in a good place, with the assets, resources, and good people at home and abroad to move strongly into the future."

Montana Community Foundation opens branch office in Missoula

Over the past 20 years, the foundation and its affiliate, the Missoula Community Foundation, have worked with more than 800 individual and organizational donors in western Montana that represent some $8.8 million in donations.

Nonprofit Governance: Developing A High Performing Board, 12/3-4, Missoula, MT

This is an ideal opportunity for board members and executive staff to learn together from some of the preeminent leaders in the field. Participants will take a deep dive on the significant responsibilities of governing boards

Mark Zuckerberg talks philanthropy, education

"Soon we’re going to be parents, and we care deeply about doing everything we can so all children — not just ours — can grow up and achieve their full potential."

Missoula Project For Nonprofit Excellence Orientation, 11/18, Missoula

Would you like to strengthen your organization so you can achieve your mission more effectively?

This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don’t More Nonprofits Do the Same?

Technology companies, by nature of the competitive for-profit market, are efficient at raising money. Instead of adopting the traditional nonprofit fundraising model – i.e. constant fundraising – Watsi imitated the startup funding model, which allowed the company to ask for a set amount for a specific goal. Now it can focus entirely on doing the actual work of funding low-cost, high-impact medical procedures.

Philanthropy gets more focused to ‘move the needle’ by focusing on key initiatives, then reviewing data to measure results.

"How can we apply money and resources toward fixing a problem in the community, and what is the data telling us?"

University of Montana Students to Award $10,000 to Local Nonprofits

The philanthropy class at UM teaches community building and giving strategies to address social issues and meet local needs.