FAQ

What does the MSU Billings Foundation do?

The MSU Billings Foundation is all about supporting Montana State University Billings! By funding campus improvements, providing student scholarships, and engaging campus and our community, your contributions to the MSU Billings Foundation directly affect the students of MSUB. We offer a breadth of gift opportunities to suit your philanthropic needs and those of campus and its students.

Does the MSU Billings Foundation include the Alumni Association?

It does! In 2017, the MSU Billings Alumni Association was reincorporated under the MSU Billings Foundation. This allows us to provide meaningful engagement with a vast network of alumni and friends of the university, while creating pathways for MSUB graduates to reinvest in their alma mater.

Where does my gift to the MSU Billings Foundation go?

Here at the MSUB Foundation, our generous donors can decide where to allocate their gifts based on what matters most to them. Athletics, scholarships, capital campaigns, and an annual drive are all examples of ways you can give back to the students of MSU Billings. Many gift options come with substantial tax benefits, too! If you’re uncertain where your gift will matter most, our dedicated team of development officers will help you find a good fit for you and the current needs at MSU Billings.

What is the progress toward completing the Yellowstone Science and Allied Health Building?

We’ve raised more than $17.1 million toward the Yellowstone Science and Allied Health Building project, thanks to the support from donors like you! A ceremonial groundbreaking took place in September 2018, and construction has begun. The new building is expected to be complete during summer 2021.  

How can I learn more about the MSU Billings Foundation?

A great place to learn more about our stewardship, campaign progress, scholarship recipients, upcoming events, and more is with the MSU Billings Foundation & Friends newsletter. You can sign up to receive your copy or contact us for additional information here.

Where do I make a gift?

Thank you for your generosity! Here at the MSU Billings Foundation, every student matters, and every gift counts. Make your gift online today here or contact us to speak to a gift expert and learn more about other giving options at (406) 657-2244.

What is the donor bill of rights?

Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is essential to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the nonprofit organization and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights

How do you use my information?

The MSU Billings Foundation takes donor privacy very seriously. Please review our privacy policy for details about information collection, retention and distribution.