Building Big Power under the Big Sky

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

2018 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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Governor Bullock's Climate Change Executive Order & Town Hall

Young people inspiring climate action!

We were so excited to host Governor Steve Bullock's announcement about his Climate Change Executive Order.

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Our Mission

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

Notes from the Field

Democracy Days 2019

May 8, 2019

From April 9th-11th, Forward Montana Foundation hosted the second annual statewide Democracy Days. Democracy Days are non-partisan voter registration events led and facilitated by high school student leaders. During Democracy Days, 12 schools across the state registered over 159 voters! From Great Falls to Stevensville to Shelby, these events empowered student leaders and their peers…

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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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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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