Who Are We?

Based in Helena, Montana, Student Assistance Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing students with the knowledge and tools to pursue and fund their postsecondary education.

The company provides day-to-day management and student loan servicing for the Montana Higher Education Student Assistance Corporation (MHESAC), in addition to servicing student loans for numerous Montana and out-of-state lenders in the Federal Family Education Program (FFELP). Student Assistance Foundation, and its wholly owned subsidiary, Tru Student, Inc., service a combined portfolio totaling $3.1 billion.

Mission

Student Assistance Foundation's mission is to provide students and families with the knowledge and tools to pursue and fund their postsecondary education. SAF uses proceeds from its student loan servicing business to offer a range of programs that include grants, community outreach, counseling and training on education finance planning.

Core Values

Commitment, honesty, accountability, respect, integrity and trust.

Goal

For Montana to be a state where higher education is within reach of all Montanans, no matter their economic status. We will achieve this goal when all Montanans know about and use the wide range of funding options available for college, trade school, technical school or other higher education aspirations.