The BNSF Railway Foundation invests in the communities across the 28 states through which BNSF operates, and where BNSF employees live, work and volunteer. Recent donations include:

Supporting Excellence in Education for Schools in Billings, MT

The Education Foundation for Billings Public Schools provides support to educators and students through philanthropy, connection, and collaboration. They believe that all students in Billings Public Schools deserve a rigorous, well-rounded education to prepare them for successful careers and strive to give all students the tools they need to reach their greatest potential and to develop into engaged and productive citizens. BNSF Railway Foundation contributed $5,000 toward excellence in education.

Recognizing Extraordinary Teachers in Great Falls, MT

BNSF Director Administration Rick Stauffer presents the BNSF Railway Excellence in Education award to Paul Asleson, West High German Teacher. The award recognizes teachers who excel in connecting with students and provide exceptional learning experiences.

The Great Falls Public Schools Foundation enhances high-quality teaching and life-long learning for students in Great Falls Public Schools by funding innovative educational programs and scholarships. BNSF Railway Foundation sponsors the Teachers of the Year program in which two educators are selected from the 66 teachers nominated by the students as part of Excellence in Education. The winning teachers each receive $2,500 to use for continuing education or for equipment or materials for their classroom.