Agriculture, Food, Nutrition

United Stockgrowers of America - Foundation for Resrch Educ & Endow

  • Billings, MT
  • http://www.usafree.org/

Mission Statement

R-CALF USA’s 501(c)(3)
foundation, United Stockgrowers of America Foundation for Research, Education,
and Endowment (USA FREE), is a non-profit agricultural foundation committed to
the restoration of a strong, independent producer-based system of agriculture. 
USA FREE provides research and education for the advancement of cattle
production and rural communities.

Main Programs

  1. The Cattlemen's Newsletter

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Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Throughout the United States.

ruling year

2011

Principal Officer since 2011

Self-reported

Laurel Masterson

Keywords

Self-reported

ranchers, USA FREE, beef, cow, cattle, ruralAmerica

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Also Known As

USA Free

EIN

45-0487585

 Number

1733134993

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (K01)

Agricultural Programs (K20)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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All donations to USA FREE can be used to help research current issues and in educating both producers and consumers through various outlets including R-CALF USA's convention and R-CALF USA's Publication, The Cattlemen's Newsletter.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

The Cattlemen's Newsletter

The Cattlemen's Newsletter is R-CALF USA's primary education piece to its members. It is sent approximately eight times per year to members, and shared with non-members upon request.

Category

Population(s) Served

Other Named Groups

Budget

$12,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Throughout the United States.

Funding Needs

Funding is needed to cover the cost of printing and mailing The Cattlemen's Newsletter.

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Operations

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United Stockgrowers of America - Foundation for Resrch Educ & Endow

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Laurel Masterson

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Candi Chambers

No Affiliation

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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