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The Montana Newspaper Foundation is a 501c3 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 are able to 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.