More ways to save

Make your journey to college savings easier with these innovative programs offered through Achieve Montana: Ugift and Upromise.


Saving for college is easier when you have help

Ugift is an easy, free-to-use service that lets family and friends make the meaningful gift of money toward your student's education.

  • Hassle-free: Gift contributions can be made online or by check. The contributions are coded to go to your Achieve Montana account, so there's no extra paperwork for you.
  • Secure: Unlike many other gifting programs, gift givers don't have to join, register, or pay a service fee.


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Thousands of families around the country have already received over 100 million dollars in gift contributions through Ugift. They've seen first-hand the generosity of family and friends who want to give the gift of education, and you can, too! Ugift FAQs

There are two ways to use Ugift:
Any time: Get a Ugift code for each beneficiary's Achieve Montana account. Share the Ugift code with family and friends, and they can make gift contributions at any time at   Special celebration: Create a specific Ugift invitation for family and friends to make gift contributions for a birthday, holiday, etc. (No Ugift code required) Create a Ugift event


Ugift is a feature available to Achieve Montana Account Owners. Open an account


Boost your savings with Upromise®1

Upromise is a rewards program that believes everyone should have a chance to go to college and pursue his or her dreams. Since 2001, Upromise has helped its members earn millions in cash back for college from eligible purchases that people like you most likely make every day.

Here's how it works: Join Upromise for free and then do what you normally do--buy groceries, shop online, book travel, dine at restaurants, and more--through participating partners. A percentage of your eligible spending will be deposited in your Upromise account. Signing up is fast, easy, and secure.

You can easily link your Upromise account with your eligible 529 account and have your college savings automatically transferred into your Achieve Montana account. Visit for more information and to enroll for free.

1 Upromise is an optional service offered by Upromise, Inc., is separate from Achieve Montana, and is not affiliated with the State of Montana. Terms and conditions apply to the Upromise service. Participating companies, contribution levels, and terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice. Transfers from Upromise to an Achieve Montana account are subject to a $25 minimum. 
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Upromise and the Upromise logo are registered service marks of Upromise, Inc. Ugift is a registered service mark of Ascensus Broker Dealer Services, Inc., an affiliate of Ascensus College Savings Recordkeeping Services, LLC.