Montana Nonprofit Association

promoting a strong nonprofit sector in MONTANA

Join MNA!

We invite you to join MNA's growing membership dedicated to strengthening the nonprofit sector in Montana! MNA has two types of membership; Nonprofit and Affiliate. Nonprofit membership is limited to 501(c)(3) organizations. Affiliate membership is for all other exempt organizations, governmental entities, businesses, consultants, and individuals.

Nonprofit Membership

Nonprofit membership in MNA offers exclusive access to many benefits that can help 501(c)(3)'s achieve their mission and save time and money. Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization registered in Montana is eligible for nonprofit membership. Dues are determined based on the annual operating budget of the organization.


Annual Operating Budget 

Annual Dues 

Annual Operating Budget 

Annual Dues 

Less than $25,000

$ 40

$1,000,000 - $1,999,999


$25,000 - $124,999

$ 85

$2,000,000 - $2,999,999


$125,000 - $249,999


$3,000,000 - $3,999,999


$250,000 - $499,999


$4,000,000 - $4,999,999


$500,000 - $999,999


$5,000,000 and higher


Joining MNA is easy for nonprofits! Complete the Nonprofit Membership Application Form and return it to MNA along with your mission statement and program description (brochures work well), a copy of your IRS Letter of Determination verifying tax-exempt status, and your dues.

Starting a 501(c)(3)
If you are not currently a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, you can learn more about the requirements for starting a 501(c)(3). If you are in the process of becoming a 501(c)(3) and have your IRS Letter of Determination, you may become a member of MNA.

Current Members
MNA currently represents over 600 members from across the state, representing all sizes and mission-types. See a list of all MNA nonprofit members and a list of our current affiliate members.

If you would like to have someone from MNA contact you regarding membership, please send an email and let us know when it would be a good time for us to contact you.

Downloads for 501(c)(3) organizations  

Affiliate Membership

MNA welcomes the support of individuals, consultants, governmental & other exempt entities, and businesses through our Affiliate Membership program. Affiliate members enjoy discounts to trainings and workshops, communications, recognition on the MNA website, and more.

Dues and benefits vary according to the type of Affiliate Membership chosen. Affiliate members are not eligible for any of MNA’s Insurance products at this time. GrantStation Subscriptions and Publications designed for 501(c)(3) organizations are not available for discounted purchase by Affiliate members. Individual Affiliate memberships should not be paid by company/corporate check, please.

Member Benefit  Individual  Government
Other Exempt  Business/


Conference and workshop discounts
MNA Newsletters and communications X X X X X X
Access to all of MNA's discounted products and services*   X X X X X
GrantStation subscription discount
Discount on MNA Principles & Practices for Nonprofit Excellence, and Wage and Benefit Survey publications X X X X X X
Member rates on the MNA Career Center yes X X X X X
Recognition on MNA Website Name Listing  Name & Link  Name & Link  Name & Link  Logo & Link  Logo & Link
Listing in short list, MNA Business Directory N/A Standard Listing  Standard Listing  Standard Listing  Premier Listing  Premier Listing
Training Scholarships given on behalf of your organization         2 Scholarships  5 Scholarships 
Industry exclusive sponsorship opportunities            

*Some products and services restricted to eligible exempt organizations.

Affiliate Membership Category Dues
  • Individual - $50.00
  • Other Exempt Organization- $125.00
  • Governmental Entity - $125.00
  • Business/Consultant (1 employee) - $125.00
  • Business/Consultant (2-10 employees) - $200.00
  • Business/Consultant (11-50 employees) - $300.00
  • Business/Consultant (50 + employees) - $600.00
  • Sustainer - $1,000.00
  • Benefactor - $2,500

Downloads for Affiliates  


For general information about membership or any of MNA's programs, contact
us by email or call (406) 449-3717.