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

Notes from the Field

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Dialogue & Democracy

November 24, 2020

As we’re transitioning into winter, for some of us, that means spending time with friends and family for the holidays, entering an unusually long school break, or being at home for longer than usual. While the holiday season can be filled with joy and laughter, sometimes seeing your loved ones can be difficult, especially if…

Voicing Our Values


June 3, 2020

Forward Montana and Forward Montana Foundation denounces the white supremacy and police violence that is killing Black lives. We proudly support the #BlackLivesMatter uprisings and actions across the nation and state of Montana In 2004, the founders of our organization believed in an equitable Montana where all people could thrive. They believed Montana would be…

Notes from the Field

Montana Mutual Aid and Support Resources

March 19, 2020

We here at Forward Montana Foundation are concerned about keeping our friends, neighbors, and loved ones safe, and it’s okay to be worried about COVID-19 because it’s a public health threat unlike any we’ve faced in a long time. AND we can’t let our fear distract us from the truth about how to fight it:…

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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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