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Podcast - It's All About Timing: How Nonprofits Can Increase Charitable Donations:


Charitable organizations and nonprofit institutions that rely on donations to fund their activities have to strike a delicate balance between aggressively soliciting money and not turning off donors. ...


The Rock Creek Confluence Cabin is Now Available to the Public for Rental:


It's just 25 miles from Missoula. Whatever your ideal weekend getaway involves, the Confluence Cabin is the perfect base camp. There are few experiences as relaxing and refreshing as a night spent ...


Tax Law Could Deliver Billion-Dollar Blow to Social Services:




Alpine Theatre Project Finds New Home in Whitefish, Montana:


In addition to ATP's http://www.atpwhitefish.org/ professional lineup, they produce spring and fall children's shows, which they started in 2008. But new this year, the theater company is offering a host ...


Missoula nonprofits brace for fundraising challenges in "these particular times":


Raising money isn't hard, it's just hard work, something Kim Klein likened to getting stoned to death by popcorn. But if money is needed, she added, nonprofits must learn to ask for it, especially in ...


Sweet Pea Festival, 8/3-5, Bozeman - Top 10 Reasons to Join the Board of Sweet Pea:


1. A New Year's Resolution that helps you meet new people & make new friends. 2. Connect with our Montana community & feel involved. 3. Volunteering is good for your career: new experience ...


Trees for Missoula - Missoula's foremost tree hugger: Philanthropist steps up to save treescape:


"How do we get Public Works to consider our urban forest in their projects?" Trees for Missoula http://treesformissoula.org/ BREANNA ROY for the Missoulian http://missoulian.com/news/local/missoula-s-foremost-tree-hugger-philanthropist-steps-up-to-save/article_3e369f16-7a58-5352-bc0e-670dd86b12d4.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1 *** The ...


Montana World Affairs Council Welcomes Janet Rose As Executive Director:


The Montana World Affairs Council https://www.montanaworldaffairs.org/ , a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization whose mission is "bringing the world to Montana and Montana to the world," will have a new ...


Best of TED Talks - The way we think about charity is dead wrong:


Some ideas aim for the head. Others tug on your heart. Dan Pallotta's "The way we think about charity is dead wrong," does both. The provocative title first grabbed my attention, but it was the persuasive ...


National Register recognizes Archie Bray Foundation as nationally significant:


Helena's Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts http://archiebray.org/ is officially a nationally significant place. The foundation sits on the site of the Western Clay Manufacturing Company, ...


Bad news for nonprofits: Will people still give or as much if they can't get a tax deduction for their charitable giving?:


There's a lot of worry in the nonprofit world. Republicans are hashing out their differences in an overhaul of the tax system and if things go as planned, a boost in the standard deduction may result ...


Flathead nonprofit Sparrow's Nest of Northwest Montana works to end student homelessness:


A nonprofit organization in the Flathead aims to end homelessness among high school students. During the holiday season, many groups and organizations cook food or donate clothes to their local homeless ...


New Book: "Generation Impact: How Next Gen Donors Are Revolutionizing Giving," :


New book https://2164.net/generation-impact/ explains the powerful ways in which the next generation of philanthropists will use their inherited and earned wealth By Bruce DeBoskey | bruce@deboskeygroup.com ...


The four questions to ask when serving on a nonprofit board:


If you know how to probe, nudge, and prod, you can help your board perform better. Doing so starts with courage. In our experience, nonprofit board members are often reluctant to contribute actively to ...


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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. ...

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