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Fuel the future of nonprofit news in Montana. Become a member of Montana Free Press and help bring high-quality, independent journalism to more communities in our state.


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Membership Benefits


$1-119 per year

  • Members Only newsletter
    • Access to quarterly digital newsletter with members-only updates and sneak peaks
  • Reporting Journey Q&As
    • Invitations to MTFP’s quarterly Reporting Journey series with Montana Free Press staff: go behind the scenes throughout the year with a chance to hear directly from our reporters and ask questions.
  • Gratitude
    • Recognition on the MTFP website and in one MTFP newsletter.


$120-499 per year

Everything from Supporter, plus:

  • Event discounts and early invites
    • Early invitation to MTFP events plus presale opportunities or discounted tickets.
  • Sticker
    • Montana Free Press sticker.

Major Supporter

$500+ per year

Everything from Benefactor, plus:

  • Vip Event Access
    • Priority seating at MTFP events and/or meet-and-greet access.

Monthly Donors 

Join as a monthly sustainer at $15/month or more and receive everything at the Benefactor level plus $15 credit in our shop towards an MTFP tote bag or other MTFP merch.

More Donation Options


You can also make a donation through PayPal. Prefer to mail a check? Our mailing address is PO Box 1425, Helena, MT 59624.

Why Support Montana Free Press?

Montana Free Press is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit newsroom that provides independent journalism on local and statewide issues.

We won’t tell you how to think. We’ll engage, listen and provide you with the tools to make informed decisions by producing independent, high-quality reporting that is free and accessible to everyone.

Contributions or gifts to Montana Free Press are tax deductible. Our tax ID is 47-5237719.

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“Despair over the fate of traditional newspapers is understandable, but these are also exciting times to witness the growth and evolution of new forms of journalism. With Montana Free Press, we have ringside seats to one of the most innovative, forward-thinking news organizations anywhere.”

 Ed Kemmick, Founder, Last Best News