Montana Nonprofit Association

promoting a strong nonprofit sector in MONTANA

Montana's Nonprofit Economic Impact Report

Montana nonprofits are

.  .  .  a partner
.  .  .  a civic response
.  .  .  a benefit to the community
.  .  .  an economic driver
.  .  .  in every corner of the state!

Every two years, the Montana Nonprofit Association undertakes a study of the economic impact of Montana's charitable nonprofit sector. 

2017 Report highlights include:

  • In 2016, of 7,468 charitable nonprofits in the state, 2,228 nonprofit businesses paid wages. A total of 51,488 employees were paid just over $2.1 billion in wages, representing 11.4% of all workers in the state, and 11.6% of all wages. (Montana Department of Labor, 2016)
  • Two thirds of Montana's charities are run by volunteers - including volunteer boards made up of committed community leaders. Volunteers clocked almost 29.5 million hours of service in 2015, the equivalent of almost 14,000 full-time jobs, and 11th highest in the nation. (Corporation for National and Community Service)

REPORT Downloads:

2017 Sector Report - download  

2015 Sector Report Snapshot - download 

2013 Sector Report - download 

2010 Sector Report - download 

2010 County Data by Tourism Region: 

2007 Sector Report download