Building Big Power under the Big Sky

We're educating and engaging young Montanans, from Ekalaka to Columbia Falls.

Our Mission

We educate, engage, and organize young Montanans to shape their democracy to improve their lives and the lives of fellow Montanans.
Our Values

Election Impact Report

In 2018, we had our biggest program yet — and our biggest impact! Learn more about our work and how it turned young Montanans out to vote in our 2018 Election Impact Report!

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Democracy Days

Democracy Days is a peer-led, non-partisan, statewide voter registration effort happening in high schools across Montana on April 9th, 10th, & 11th. You don't want to miss this!

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News & Updates

Notes from the Field

Welcome back, Rachel!

June 5, 2019

By Rachel Huff-Doria, Executive Director Transitions always bring new opportunities and new leaders to the forefront. While I’ve been on maternity leave, I’ve been inspired by our staff, interns, and volunteers who have been making waves across the state. Week after week, Forward Montana leaders continued to make headlines and BIG changes for our community:…
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Notes from the Field

Internship Reflection: Kat Jackson

May 21, 2019

By Kat Jackson Forward MT Foundation prides itself on empowering young people to be involved in the political process. Through their internship program, college students such as myself have the opportunity to learn how to not only involve ourselves in our community, but how to inspire others to do so as well. Working alongside FMF…
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Notes from the Field

Forward Montana Foundation’s Public Comment on NorthWestern Energy’s Procurement Plan

May 8, 2019

As a state-wide organization focused on empowering young Montanans, Forward Montana spends a lot of time thinking about how best to meet the challenges young people face in our state. Among the biggest challenges our generation increasingly has to contend with are climate change and economic stability. As we graduate high school and college and…
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It takes year-round education, organizing, and relationship-building to foster a culture of civic engagement and leadership among our peers. And it’s because of supporters like you, that we’re able to educate and engage young Montanans, resulting in lifetime voters, activists, and leaders.
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