Animal related

Montana Stockgrowers Foundation

  • Helena, MT
  • www.mtbeef.org

Mission Statement

THE RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND ENDOWMENT FOUNDATION OFTHE MONTANA STOCKG ROWERS ASSOCIATION (MSGA) IS A 501(C)3 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION ESTABLISHED TO ENSURE THE FUTURE OF MONTANA'S CATTLE INDUSTRY THROUGH PRODUCER AND PUBLIC EDUCATION, AND PRO MOTION OF MSGA PRO GRAMS

Main Programs

  1. Leadership Series
Service Areas

Self-reported

Montana

The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation serves the State of Montana.

ruling year

1982

President

Self-reported

John Grande

Vice President

Self-reported

Gary Adams

Keywords

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not for profit

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Also Known As

Montana Stockgrowers Foundation

EIN

81-0391390

 Number

1967854789

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (D12)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (K12)

IRS Filing Requirement

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

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation's provide educational programs for the Montana beef producer on effectively operating their ranch, animal health and nutrition. The Foundation also provides the consumer with up to date information on the beef they consume. They know that the beef is produced in a environmental safe area and processed appropriately for the individual to purchased and consume.

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

Leadership Series

12 individuals were chosen to participate in a 12month leadership program.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years)

Young Adults (20-25 years)

Budget

Charting Impact

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Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation supports:
    Research that will enhance the Beef industry
    Provide information and resources that will help cattle producers improve their ranching practices.
    Support leadership development activities.
    Support further education and experience of college students about beef industry issues.
    Sponsor Educational activities.
    Educate the public on Montana's beef industry and its impact on the state's economy.
    Build the foundation's endowment.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation funds educational and informative programs for the current Montana beef producer and the future beef producer.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation hosts 2-3 fundraisers throughout the year along with a mail campaign to the Montana Stockgrowers Association members.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation programs are reviewed quarterly and feedback from individuals involved is compiled and review by the Board of Directors.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
    The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation has grown over the past several years both academically for beef producers and financially. We continue to strive to growing our endowment to provide more programs.


Service Areas

Self-reported

Montana

The Montana Stockgrowers Foundation serves the State of Montana.

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Financials

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MONTANA STOCKGROWERS ASSOCIATION RESEARCH EDUCATION & ENDOWMENT FND INC
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Montana Stockgrowers Foundation

Leadership

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President

John Grande

Vice President

Gary Adams

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. John Grande

MSG Foundaton

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?