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How To Give Money as Buffett Does

By announcing that he would more than double the holdings of the Gates Foundation, Mr. Buffett made the point that giving away money should be more about results than ego.

Wyoming Nonprofits grow in awareness, clout

As a sector of the economy, nonprofit organizations between 1991 and 2001 grew faster than any other including manufacturing, construction and services Assets during that period grew 234 percent from $366 million to $1.2 billion, and revenues tripled from $179 million to $536 million, according to the report from the Wyoming Nonprofit Support Initiative.

New Federal Law Lets Student Loan Borrowers Choose Lenders

June 21, 2006 (HELENA) Congress recently passed legislation that repeals the single lender rule for student loans. With the new legislation, student loan borrowers now can consolidate their loans with any lender they choose. ”Without…

Non-profits also need to make profit

Like any for-profit business, a non-profit organization needs to consistently produce profits to meet the needs of the communities it is serving, Beach said. In addition, it is essential that non-profits have access to knowledgeable people who can devise detailed business plans.

Computer charity gets organized. Computers4Kids

Computers4Kids got a little more organized recently with the help of a local group.

Federal Student Loan Rates to Increase July 1

(HELENA) On July 1, the low rates on federally guaranteed student loans will go up, said Jim Stipcich, president of Student Assistance Foundation (SAF). The federal Stafford loan rate is expected to rise nearly 2…

SAF Finds Novel Way to Beat the Heat and Raise Money for Student Grants

(HELENA) Student Assistance Foundation (SAF), a nonprofit Montana organization, will host a carnival for its employees on Friday, May 19, 2006, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its 2500 East Broadway office in Helena….

Montana Tech to be Awarded over $50,000 for Student Grants

(HELENA) Student Assistance Foundation (SAF), a nonprofit Montana organization, will award Montana Tech of The University of Montana (Montana Tech) a grant for $52,758 at an awards ceremony on Monday, May 15, in Butte. The…

Fort Peck Comm. Coll. to be Awarded $9,770 for Student Grants

(HELENA) Student Assistance Foundation (SAF), a nonprofit Montana organization, will award Fort Peck Community College (FPCC) a grant for $9,770 at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 17, in Poplar. The ceremony will take place…

Help rural states, Montana Sen. Max Baucus asks the National Council of Foundations Monday in Pittsburgh at its annual conference

"Rural America has the need," Baucus was quoted as saying by the Chronicle. "But rural America has not received the grants. That just does not seem fair." Those states receiving the least money from foundations are Alaska, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia, Vermont and Wyoming.