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Community fundraising could use focus – Missoulians have many good, ambitious ideas, but couldn’t we tackle fewer at a time?

It just seems more efficient to approach these projects in a logical, linear fashion – one that allows completion of one fundraising effort before launching the next, or at least to attempt fewer things at once. Wouldn’t it be better to finish yesterday’s great idea before moving on to the next new thing?

Where the Jobs Are: Nonprofits Hire More For-Profit Managers

"Rates of compensation for fund-raisers are pushing against the CEO," he says. "It’s very difficult to find an experienced chief development officer for less than $150,000."

Bear-minded land trust moves to heart of griz country in Missoula – Vital Ground

"Missoula provides Vital Ground with a much higher degree of flexibility to reach program areas on short notice and at a lower cost than was possible from Utah," said Wolfe. "This is a need that has become much more urgent during the past three years as the organization expanded from acting primarily as a grant-making foundation to an organization that manages its own habitat conservation projects."

Entrepreneurial Spirit Meets the Philanthropical

"The new generation wants more than just their name on something; they are looking for ways to show that they have really made a difference."

Serving on non-profit boards

If you are thinking about becoming more involved in an organization as a board member, (or you already serve) there are some questions you should ask yourself:

Metcalf Foundation awards announced in Montana

The foundation supports Montanans and Montana organizations in visual, performing and literary arts; historical research and preservation; environmental research and conservation; and education and community health.

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It’s worth checking out and passing on to others who might find it useful…

In Sarbanes-Oxley Era, Running A Nonprofit Is Only Getting Harder

"Sarbanes-Oxley doesn’t apply to nonprofits, but like ink in water it’s changing the way they operate,"

Montana Congressman Denny Rehberg and Corvallis High School Vote for "MAPS"

Says Montana Congressman Denny Rehberg: “As MAPS enters into its second year, I’m proud that the Florence Prever Rosten Foundation has taken the initiative to found this organization (MAPS) and work for Montana’s middle and high school students”.

Nonprofit Networking: The New Way to Grow

"Network approaches may be a tremendously valuable approach in the nonprofit sector that has often been overlooked,"