Montana Free Press members support our commitment to advancing civic engagement and informed public discourse through quality independent journalism. They play no role in guiding the journalism produced by Montana Free Press or in the planning and execution of events.

If you are interested in becoming a donor or a member, click here.

When it comes to our donors MTFP is committed to transparency. Membership levels below include total pledged and received donations for the current calendar year. The amounts listed are updated quarterly and are subject to change. If you have a question about an amount you see below, please contact us at membership@montanafreepress.org.

List updated October 27, 2020.

Major Supporters

$500-$4,999 per year

Mary Adams
Sidney Armstrong
Ed and Mary Barrett
Stephen Baum
Jane Bestor
Deirdre Black
Tom Boland
Paul Brown
Skylar Browning
John Brueggeman
Patricia Bruens
Catherine Campbell
Judy Fay
Joshua Frick
Drew Geiger
Clayton Hall
Rick & Jane Hays
Cynthia Hoelscher
Patricia Keegan and Tom Lennon
Ann Kienenberger
Sarah Lane
Gregar Lind and Monica Tranel
William Lyon
Alyssa Macdonald
Sherry Meador
Ronald Miglini
Mary Lee and Rick Reese
LiaLea Richmond
Walter Rowntree and Laura Reynolds
Bridget Rule
Jessie Schandelson
Tresa Smith
Nancy Stephens
Kristin Tessman
Archie and Mrs. Archie Thomas
Angus Vaughan
Sarah Vowell
Lauren Wilson

Benefactor

$100-$499 per year

Jean Agather
Marjorie Albers
Gustaf Alstromer
Richard Altemus
Norman Anderson
Mea Andrews
Mike Archdale
Paul Arnot
Linda and Jim Aronson
Kate Arpin
Eden Atwood
Elise Austin
Adela Awner
Clark Babcock
John Backes
Jim Baerg
George Baker
Sherri Ball
Will Ballew
Carla Barber
Theo and Metta Barnhart
Dianne Barry
Jed Barton
Joyce Bateman
Carole Baumann
Suzanne Becker and Matthew Foley
Janice Benham
Lori Benjamin
Sue Bennett
Paul Bertelli
Kay Bills-Kazimi
Judy Birch
Rebecca Bird
Laurie Bishop
Christie Blaskovich
Jenifer Blumberg
Phyllis Bock
Carole Boerner
Lynn Bolin
Sonja Bolle
Sandra Bolles
Sheila Bonnand
Debra Bonogofsky
Kristin Børresen
Wendy Bowlin
Laura Bracken
Wendy Brenden
Jacqueline Brennan
Jim Britain
Derek Brouwer
Claudia S. Brown
Robert Brown
Nancy H Brown
Jan Brown
Darrell and Maribeth Brown-Rothwell
Ed Brunsvold
Yvonne Brutger and Dain Rodwell
William Bryan
Chris Bryant
Patricia Bueling
Kristin Burgoyne
John Bushnell
Patricia Butler
Steven Butler
Mary Byers
Robert Callaway
Lisa Calliham
Mary Cameron
Mary Camuso
Jennifer Carey
Jodi Carr
John and Megan Carter McNamer
Anthony Cerovski
Ellen Chaffee
Michael Chapman
Kate Cholewa
Claudia Clifford
Carla Cobb
Teresa Cohea
Wilmot Collins
Christopher Combs
John Conlan
Randy Connors
Joshua Conrad
John Conyngham
Mountain Health Coop
David Cooper
Christin Cooper-Taché
Tom Corbett
Lisa and Tom Cordingley
John Correia
Terri Corrigan
JoAnn Corson
Michael Cotter
Sara Cox
Willa Craig
Tim Crawford and Kathy Hansen Crawford
Kelly Cresswell
Jessica Crist Graybill
Bryce Currey
Ron Cymanski
Stephen Czeck
Jean Dahlman
William Dakin
Kristina Davis
Victor Davis
Katherine Dayton
Emily Dean
John DeBoer
Kevin Dee
Doug Dellwo
Jason Delmue
Ann DiBerardinis
Deborah Dick
Randy Dietrich
Jamie Dobbs
Daniel Dobson
Jan Dolan
Fred Donner
Russell Doty
Doug Downs
Deborah Drain
Mary DuCharme
Erwin D Dunbar
Jennifer Durban
Priscilla Dysart
M Edelman
Julie Edstrom
Paul Edwards
Nickie Edwards
Carol Edwards
Gretchen Eikermann
Bob Ellenbecker
Tracy Ellig
Colleen Elliott
Birdie Emerson
Lauran Emerson
Bill Emkow
Brian England
Maryann Erickson
Susan Estep
Diane Evans
David Evraets
Karen Fairbank
Eric Feaver
Danielle Federa
Dave Fern
Marylis Filipovich
Natalie Findell
Tammi Fisher
Lynne Fitzgerald
Sarah Fitzgerald
Diane Fladmo
Judith and Fred Flanders
Ramona Flightner
Jeff Folsom
Julie Ford
Siri Forsman-Sims
Paul Foster
Susan Foster and Ronald E Foster
Benjamin Fowlkes
Susan Fox
Tom France
Ralph Franklin
Joice Franzen
Ross Frazier
Robert Freed
Alvaro Freyre
Mariel Freyre
Racene Friede
Janice Frisch
Tim Fry
Moffie Funk
Vicki Morin Gallagher
Tatiana Gant
Nancy Gay
Mary Ann George
Ann Geracimos
Thomas Gerrity
Ann Gilbert
Steve Gilbert
Malcolm Gilbert
Robert Gilbreath
William Gillespie
Kristine Glenn
Tom Glover
Malinda Goldhirsch
Susan Good Geise
Genie Goodman
Ann Clary Gordon
Paul Gorsuch
Christine Graesser
Elaina Graham
Bj Granbery
Bryan Green
Eric Greenburg
Rob Gregoire
Barbara Gregovich
Daryl Grenz
Nik Griffith
Lee Ann Groshong
Cliff Gross
Shan Guisinger
Patricia Gunderson
Roger Hagan
Ted Hall
Deb Halliday
Gregory Hallsten
Linda Halstead-Acharya
Jim Hamilton
Lynn Hamilton
Deborah Hanson
Marjorie Hanson
Chad Harder
Carol McKerrow and Don Harriott
Richard Harris
Emily Harris
Peg Hartman
Cuyler Harvey
Stacey Haugland
Keith Haugland
Jodi Hausen
Eleanor Hawks
Dennis Heinzig
Jean Heisler
Arthur Held
Judith Heleva
William Helsper
Megan Helton
Edmund Herbert
Flannery Herbert
Daphne Herling and Stephen Seninger
Johnathan Hettinger
Adam Hibdon
Barbara Higgins
Mike Hill
Marsha Hinch
Sam Hines
Y Hoag
Michele Holden
Mary Holt
Brian Hoover
Winifred Horne
Jeanne and Dan Hoskins
Barbara Howe
Mark Huber
Jim Huffman
C Richard Hughes
Lucretia Humphrey
Jane Hunt
Gale Anne Hurd
Boswell Hutson
Bonnie Hykes
Liz Ickes
Christine and Franz Igler
Simon Ilett
John Ilgenfritz and Sheena Wilson
Julie Jackson
Keith Jacoby
Paul Jacquay
Sarah Jaeger
Kathy James
Bobbi and Edwin Jasmin
Gerry and Chuck Jennings
Joyce Jensen
JeNelle Johnson
Louise Johnson
Marjorie Johnson
Mary Johnson
Karen Johnston
David Johnston
Carroll Jones
Landon Jones
Robert Judd
Mark Juedeman
Ruth Juris
Mike Kadas
Beth Kaeding
Leslie Kaercher
Brian Kahn
Marie Kall
Jesse Kaylor
Susan Keeney
Tom Keiser
John Kelleher
Sheila Kelly
Eloise Kendy
Linda Kenoyer
Bob Kiesling
Scott Kinner
Daniel Klein
Geoffrey Kloske
Jeff Kooris
Tom Kotynski
Sheryl Kronebusch
John Kronen
Jasmine Krotkov
Mary Louise Krumm
Betty Kuffel
Caroline Kurtz
Larry Lamb
Judith Lambert
Kirby Lambert
Michael Lang
Kim Lapp
Elizabeth Leatham
Josh Leblang
Phyllis Lefohn
W Lefton
Nancy Leifer
Dave Lewis
Barbara Lien
Gero Lincoln
Janet Linde
Bert Lindler
Kate Lindner
Dan Lloyd
Alee Lockman
Sasha Loewen
Roy Loewenstein
Larry Logman
Dave Loomis
Almir Lopes
Ivan Lorentzen
George Losleben
Robert Love
Jens MacAller
Gina MacIlwraith
Mark Mackin
Joel Maes
James Maher
Stephen Maly
Betty Mandler
Deena Mansour
Nancy Marks
Kristin Marshall
D Kathleen Martin
Patrick Martin
Kathleen Masis
Loreen Matsushima
Robin Matthews
Barbara Maxwell
Jess Mayrer
Randy McDowell
Carter McGrath
Rod McIver
Margarita McLarty
Beth McLaughlin
Rebecca McLaughlin
Angela McLean
Scott McMillion
Mary McNally
Debra McNeill
Doug McSpadden
Billy McWilliams
Marta Meengs
John Meyer
Patrick Michaelsen
Kathy Milodragovich
Maxwell Milton
Terry Minow
Harry Mitchell
Brian Mitchell
Iris Model
Duane Moe
Mary Moe
Sarah Mohland
Graydon Moll
Joan Montagne
Donna Montick
Liz Moore
John Moore
Karel Morales
Virginia Morris
Roy Morris
James Morrison
Ken Morrison
Gary Moseman
Audrey Moss
Amanda Murphy
Glee Murray
Deborah Muth
Jacquelyn Nasca
Alycia Nathe
Karen Nelson
Tom Nelson
Vicki Nelson
Cora Neumann
Martha Newell
Alan and Nancy Nicholson
Karen Nielsen
Michelle Nielsen
Catherine Nolan
Gretchen Nolan
Pat Noonan
Brenda Nordlund
Laura Nowlin
Chris Nygren
Heather O’Loughlin
Mike O’Malley
Bob Oaks
Nancy OBrien
Jane Ogle
Amy Olson
Alan Olson
August Ore
Susie Orr
Nader Oskoui
Connie Ostrovsky
Elise Otto
Michael Pace
Kristin Page-Nei
Jim Parker
Phillip and Mary Parker
Eleanor Parker
Sharon Patton-Griffin
Les Pederson
Becky Peltz
Margaret Perryman
Glenn Person
Nicholas Peterson
Robert Peterson
Lawrence Pettit
Nicky Phear
Jill Pierpont
Natasha Platt
Donald Pogreba
Raymond Porter
Victoria Porter
Sally Porter
Sharon Potenza
Willa Pressman
Jen and Leo Prigge
Amelia Psmythe Seger
Ron Pulcini
Lizzy Raffin
Deb Rainey
Kathleen Ralph
Allison Ramsey
Holly Raser
Pamela Rasmussen
Roxa Reller
Susan Reynolds
Robert Rezek
Jeffrey Rhea
Martha Rhoades
Peter & Ginny Rice
Greg Rice
C. Kenneth Richardson
Barbara Ridgway
George Risi
Janet Rivera
Christiane Roberts
Joan Robinson
Zack Rogala
Deborah Rogala
Bernard Rose
Keven Roth
William Rule
Kristin Ruppel
Marguerite Ryan
Nancy Sacry
Mark Sanz
Beth Satre
Lynda Saul
Ericka Schenck
Dax Schieffer
Matt Schmechel
Trudi Schmidt
Elaine Schoyen
Leo Schuman
Rosanne Schuster
Joy Schuster
Christine Scott
C. Lee Seitz
Makenna Sellers
Toni Semple
Gwen Sensenig
Mary Sexton
Janet Seymour
Valerie Shearer
Susan Shepard
Dianne Sheridan
Steve Shirley
Jeff Shirley
Adam Sigler
Wade Sikorski
Jeff Sillick
Cory Silva
Ron Silvers
Carolyn Sime and Paul Azevedo
Beth Sirr
Kevin & Sigrid Skeen
Sheryl Small
Paul Smith
Melissa Smith
Eleanor Smith
Pat Smith
Joseph Smith
Rebecca Spring
William N St Jean
Dana Stabenow
Alice Stanley
Geoff Stephens
Ed Stevenson
Alicia Stickney
Bill Stoddart
Linda Stoudt
Robert Strand
Peter Strauss
Betty Stroock
Daniel Struckman
John Sullivan
Cassandra Sunell
Jan Sutton
Penny Swanson
Gigi Swenson
Dennis Swibold
Frank Szollosi
Laurie Talcott
Virginia Talley
Buck Taylor
Kenneth Taylor
Carson Taylor
Faye Tazawa
Karla Theilen
Ednor Therriault
Elizabeth Thiel
Patrick Thorsen
Leslie Trumble
Tom Tully
Kenneth Turan
Steve Turkiewicz
Chyril Turner
Sandy Tutvedt
Brad Tyer
David Tyler
Charles Udell
Zoe Unruh
Brian Upton
Mark Van Loon
Alexandra Van Pernis
Noelle Vance
Erin Vang
Jeff Vantine
Kenneth Vanwye
Linda L Vaughey
Carole von Eschen
Ann Waickman
William Walker
Wanda Walker
Karen Walsh
Sara Walsh
Ann and Ron Waterman
Schuyler Watt
Jay Weiner
Amy Weiss
Nadyne Weissman
Martha Wells
Chris Wendel
Marsha West
Phillip Wetzel
James Wheelsi
Margaret Wherry
William Whitsitt
Bruce Whittenberg
Carolyn Widman
Jason Wiener
Gary Wiens
Malissa Williams
Bob Williams
Whitney Williams
Burt Williams
Wayne Williams II
Mary Windecker
Edith Winkelman
Dale Wiseley
Emily Wolfe
Richard Wolff
Charlene Woodcock
Elliott Woods
Craig Woolard
JoAnn Wright
Alida Wright
Marissa Yao
Michael Yelinek
Lily Yen
Heidi Youmans
Richard Young
Hugh and Karen Zackheim
Patricia Zellar
Thomas Zeller

Supporter

$1-$99 per year

Kiah Abbey
Linda, John and Jim Adams
Laurie Albright
Jill Alexander
Frank Almanza
Marty Almquist
Erik Amundson
Leslie Armstrong
Shirley Atkins
Orville Bach
Karl Baer
William Baker
David Baldwin
Barbara A Banchero
Karen Barnes-Castro
Mary Barrett
Bryan Barrett-Catton
Len Barson
Jeffrey Baumgartner
Lyrae W Becker
Carissa Beckwith
Joe Beeson
Lucy A Beighle
Daniel Belcourt
Daniel Biehl
Patricia Bik
Ellen Bishop
Victor Bjornberg
Allie Blum
Faye Boom
Barbara Boorman
John and Julia Borgreen
Mary Boschert-Brannin
Cindy Bowker
Pamela Boyd
Kristina Boyd
Pam Braaten
Patricia Bradley
Pat Bradley
Beki Brandborg
Birger Brandtzæg
Joseph Breckenridge
Carol Brett
Abigail Breuer
Jessica Brewer
Daniel Brooks
Joseph Brookshier
Claudia S Brown
John Brown
Jan Brown
Derek Brown
Deborah Brown
Regina Browne
Joan Brownell
Kirstin Bull
Barbara Burkland
Josh Burnham
Ellen Bush
Susan Butler
Eve Byron
Paul Calabro
Steve Caldwell
William Campbell
Carol Carper
R Carter
Julie Chaffee
Wayne Chamberlin
John and Mary Ann Childs
Amy Cilimbug
Blake Cilwick
Pat & Bev Clancey
Janet Clark
Lily Clarke
RC Cone
Andrew Connor
Cathy & Ned Cooney
David Cooper
Kaetlyn Cordingley
Ryan Corum
Phyllis Cottle
Dan Coughlin
Randy Cowan
Mary Craigle
David Crisp
Tucker Cunningham
Steve Dagger
Greg Daly
Renee Daniels-Mantle
Lucy Dayton and Mark O’Keefe
Patricia L Dean
Jack Denton
Sue and Bob Dickenson
Paul Dostal
Kathryn Downie
Kathryn Dramstad
Jean Duncan
Mary Ann Dunwell
Joe Easton
Trudy Eden
Mark Egge
Susan Elliott
M. England
Felicia Ennis
Lill Erickson
Keely Ernst
Jeffrey Essmann
Amy Ethington
Robin Etingen-Ayers
Charles Evans
Paula Evitts
Ann Fagre
Krystal Faulkner
Danelle Fogarty
Christina Fox
Loren Franklin
Ivy Fredrickson
Olivia Fritz
Betsy Gaines Quammen
Claude Garon
Alison Gauthier
Pete Geddes
Kirsten Gerbatsch
K.T. Gianoulias
LInda Gillison
Kathleen Gilluly
Robert Gilman
Karin Gjording
Andrea Gladstein
Cindy Gockel
Mark Good
Michael Gratke
Carla Green
Ronald E Greenwood
Christopher Greer
Phillip Griffin
Jennifer Gross
Linda Gryczan
Marilyn Guggenheim
Liz Gundersen
Ellen Guyer
Cori Hach
Ann Haggett
Susan Hall
Edwin Hall
John Haller
Troy Hallsell
William Hamilton
Ryan Hammon
Bryant Hardin
John Harrington
Kameron Hartfield
Tom Hayes
Evan Hayford
Ed Healy
Alice Hecht
Anne Hedges
Joan Hedstrom
Nate Hegyi
John Heidke
Chloe Hendrickson
Brent Hettinger
K Hicks
Rebecca Himsl
Julie Hitchcock
Patricia Hogan
Tim Holmes
Roger Hopkins
Melissa Hornbein
Sharon Horner
Verne W House
Heather Hume
Crawford Hunt
Julie Huntington
Paulette Hutcheon
Brian Hybner
Adam Idone
John Iverson
Bob Jaffe
Rita Jankowska-Bradley
Patricia Jaquith
Tony Jewett
Julie Johnson
Cindy Johnson
Lloyd Jones
Kathy Jordan
Dan Jordt
Wendy Kamm
Jonathan and Anne Kealing
Scott Kelley
Emily Kelly
Alicia Kennedy
Ita Killeen
Elizabeth Kim
Dale Kindness
Linda King
Nell Kirchhoff
Perri Knize
Gary Kraudelt
Melissa Kwasny
Dick LaFever
Joe Lamson
Mary Langenderfer
Vance Larsen
Gladys Lavonne Larson
Lynn and Lane Larson
Mindy and Morgan Leach
Dawn Leaf
Trish Leasure
Susan Leaverton
Noreen Lehfeldt
Pam Lemelin
Peter Lesica
Max Levenson
Fran Lewandoski
Travis Light
Norma Linsky
Amy Livezey
Nancy Loeza
William Lombardi
Ellen Lomega
Joseph and Karen Loos
Tristan Loper
Mike Lopez
Misty Lundberg
Debbie Lyman
Patricia Lynam
Beth Madden
Beverly Magley
Chuck Magraw
Gene Marcille
William Marcus
Rebecca Marie Sayre
Rebecca Marshburn
Patrick Marsolek
Larry Martin
Elizabeth Marum
Caitlin Masingill
Ruth Massey
Tara Mastel
Kristine Mather
Fredric Maxwell
Jen McBride
Nicholas E McCarvel
Danielle McClain
Douglas McCorison
Linda McCulloch
Marilyn McDole
Jim McDonnell
Bob McGowan
Amy McKinley
Adam McLane
Megan McNamer
John McNaught
Scott Meredith
Scott Metzger
Marina Midori
Taffy Miller
Alex Miller
Peter Miller
Carol Miller
Susan Misgen
Larry Mitchell
Marie Celeste Modrow
Kathryn Mohar
Mark Momberg
Deborah Monaghan
Stacy Montemayor
Sabre Moore
Jim Moore
Sabella Moreno
Anne Morrison
Angela Mountain
Cathy Mudd
Ronald Mueller
Pauline Murray
Pauline Murray
Karen Myers
Claudia Narcisco
Chris Naumann
Kristine Nelson
Christopher Nicolosi
Jacqueline Norris
John O’Brien
Maureen O’Malley
Janet Ore
James Orvis
Paul Osmanson
Dale Ostrom
Leigh Otting
Paul Pacini
Reilly Parisot
Sheila Parker
Lizabeth Patterson
Su Pennell
Lars Phillips
Clara Pincus
Becky Piske
Colin Pittendrigh
Carlo Porteen
Jamie Potenberg
Bernadette Powers
Atticus Proctor
Richard Prodgers
Susan Pyper
Jaq Quanbeck
Arlyne and Greg Reichert
Heidi Rex
Gary Reysa
Michael Rhodes
John Rice
Susan Ridgeway
Hannah Riedl
Kathie Riggs
Mary Riitano
Wendy Riley
Bryan River
Alice Robison
Shelby Rogala
Kristen Rosa
A.C. Rothenbuecher
Wanda Rumley
Robert and Kiki (Carol) Rydell
Jewel Ryder
Beth Sanguine
Dirk Schenck
Robert Schleicher
Tiffany Schmidt
Gary Schnicke
Jeanette Schultz
George Schunk
Rebecca Schuster
Nate Schweber
Ryan Schwochert
Darien Scott
Nancy Seldin
Linda Semones
Dennis Semprini
Gene and Linda Sentz
Stuart Shay
Michele Shea
Susan Sheard
Billie J Shepard
Debashish Shome
Harlan Shropshire
Scott Shull
Mark Simon
Chris Skarupski
Andreas Skatvold Eide
Darryl Slattengren
Millard Smallwood
Dylan Smith
Linda Smith
Lauren Smith
Jeffrey Smith
Stuart Smith
Dan Smith
Susanna Soper
Bruce Spencer
Mark Spring
Charlie Stalnaker
Tom Steenberg
Nathan Stein
David Steinmuller
Patti Steinmuller
Ken Stephens
Jared Stine
John W Stinson
Olivia Stockman
Nancy Stockman
Rodney Stoick
Zeth Stone
Janice Stowell
Donald Strom
Janis Strout
Magalie Swanke
Will Swearingen
Jennifer Swearingen
Steven Sweeney
Chuck Swenson
Lowell and Karen Swenson
David Taylor
Aaron Teasdale
Joseph Thiel
Carol Thomas
Holly Thompson
Patricia Thorn
Ruthcarol Touhey
Gail Trenfield
Don Troutfetter
Michael Tucker
Paul Tuss
Sandi Vashro
Patrick Vaughan
Patrick Vaughan
Rita Venable
Marianne Vigeland
Mike Volesky
Harold Vosen
John Walden
Brian Walsh
Brian Walsh
Vicki Watson
Shawn Watts
Kathryn Webb
Jane and Jim Weber
Becky Weed
Greg Weier
Jill Weisef
Elizabeth West
Linda Wheeler
Shawn Whitworth
Josh Wike
Lucia Williams
Emily Witcher
Bill Woodcock
Clem Work
Don Wright
Margaret Wright
Nicholas Xenelis
Julie Yanchisin
Harold Young
Thyrza Zabriskie
Gregory Zell
Janet Zimmerman
Geneva Zoltek