The Montana Newspaper Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, governed by a board of trustees, whose purpose is to raise, accumulate and disperse funds in support of annual scholarships for the University of Montana School of Journalism, member newspaper internships and for member education.
Members and Associate Members can make voluntary contributions to the Foundation through donations included in their annual membership dues payment. To make an investment in the Montana Newspaper Foundation, please contact Melody Martinsen at [email protected]. Your contributions are greatly appreciated, and a portion may be eligible for tax deduction; please consult your tax professional.
The Montana Newspaper Foundation raises funds through an annual fundraising banquet and auction held in conjunction with the MNA Annual Convention. In addition, various opportunities to support the Foundation are made available throughout the year.
Board of Directors
President Melody Martinsen Choteau Acantha
Secretary/Treasurer Brian Allfrey Executive Director, MNA
MNA President Chad Knudson Glendive Ranger- Review
Director-at-Large John Sullivan Yellowstone Newspapers
Director Jeff Martinsen Choteau Acantha
Montana Newspaper Association
Providing advertising services, clipping services, legislative and governmental affairs representation, and educational services to the Montana Newspaper Association membership base.