We’ve teamed up with Givebacks (formerly MemberHub) to provide their valuable online tool to all PTAs in Montana …free of charge! Givebacks makes it easier to run your PTA -- engage families, raise funds, stay in good standing, and more. You’ll save hours on admin tasks, so you can focus on connecting with your children and engaging your school community. Basics of Givebacks webinar will provide information on how to log in for the first time, information and instructions on how to stay in compliance with Montana PTA. See Basics of Givebacks here. Givebacks is a one-stop platform that will allow your PTA to communicate with members, set up a storefront, register new members, track Unit in Good Standing information, and more. It is the official Montana PTA membership reporting platform. ALL local PTA units in Montana are to use Givebacks to update officers, members (or selling memberships online). remit state dues, upload completed required compliance tasks, 990N tax filing, annual Financial Review, Secretary of State annual filing, Standing Rules, insurance premium, etc. The Givebacks platform also provides options such as fundraising, online store, website, communications, etc. Givebacks is valued at $1,200 per year, but they are providing it to Montana PTAs for free because Givebacks and Montana PTA want to further the PTA mission through easy-to-use technology. If you have questions about our state implementation of Givebacks, please contact Michelle Scoles at the Montana PTA office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 406-628-9007. Here are some of Givebacks' most popular features:
Your Own Public Website and E-Store: Keep your school community in the know with your free public website and sell PTA memberships (including custom/bundled memberships), spirit wear, event tickets, collect donations, and more -- all online in your own Givebacks store.
Communication Tools: Keep families in the loop with email and text capabilities, calendars, signups, file sharing, directories, and more -- to everyone on your site or to smaller groups of people you can organize in hubs as you see fit -- on your own private Givebacks site.
Fundraising: In addition to selling items and collecting donations in your store, Givebacks provides a simple way to raise funds.
Easily Stay in Good Standing: Your free site provides automatic member management, member reporting, dues remittance to the state, and visibility of state PTA compliance tasks.