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Managing a nonprofit can be challenging.  From board development and personnel, to fundraising and evaluation, properly managing a nonprofit is essential to progressing and fulfilling its mission.

MNA offers organizational development opportunities and resources to help. We start with widely accepted standards and practices in our Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Montana and support these standards with numerous tools and resources to help your nonprofit function more efficiently, effectively, and be more accountable. 

Nonprofit Resource Center

Partners for Good Directory

Connect with the right vendor, consultant, or provider for your nonprofit needs. MNA’s Partners for Good Directory is an online resource designed to assist nonprofits in finding businesses, vendors, consultants and others who provide services or products to nonprofits in Montana.

View the Partners for Good Directory

Resource Library

Our rich Resource Library contains relevant and curated resources including sample forms and policies, articles, and research on topics ranging from Human Resources to Financial Management.

Explore Our Resource Library

Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Exellence

The Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Montana contains the blueprints to nonprofit success. This comprehensive guide sets forth principles, as well as legally required and organizationally recommended practices for all aspects of nonprofit leadership and management.

View MNA's Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence

Working with Consultants

Consultants often provide the expertise we all need from time-to-time to better manage our nonprofits. MNA provides resources to help prepare organizations to work effectively with consultants.

Learn How to Work With Consultants


The Nonprofit Compensation Report and annual Nonprofit Economic Impact Report provides data and insight for organizations and our sector as a whole.

Dive Into MNA's Publications


Connect with local, statewide, and regional networks to enhance your work. Browse sub-sector associations, local nonprofit network leaders, and more.

Connect with Networks

Starting a 501 (c) 3

Starting a new nonprofit? See an overview of steps and resources to help demystify the process.

Learn How to Start a Nonprofit