Research & Reports

WFM Impact Report

The WFM Impact Report includes annual highlights of the work WFM does to benefit women and girls across Montana.

2023 Impact Report

2022 Impact Report

2021 Impact Report

2020 Impact Report

2019 Impact Report

2018 Impact Report

Status of Women in Montana Report 

The Women’s Foundation of Montana has been a proud supporter of the Status of Women in Montana research since 2004. For the past several years, we have also conducted our own research in the state to identify inequities women face and recommend ways workplaces can build a more equitable workforce in the future.




2012 Fact Sheet

National Data

Women in the Workplace Study (2019)

From 2016-2019, the Women’s Foundation of Montana (WFM) collaborated with researchers from the University of Montana to examine the broader experiences of women in Montana’s workforce and conduct three mixed-methods studies.

See the findings

Women, Perceptions, and Montana’s 56 Counties (2017)

The Women’s Foundation of Montana was interested in evaluating the role of gender and workplace policies in county-level positions across Montana. Gina Tracy, a graduate student in the Master of Public Administration Program at the University of Montana conducted an independent study in Fall 2017 to examine the role of gender across Montana’s 56 counties. We organized a ten-minute Internet survey with questions about policies and perspectives regarding the respondents’ work environment.

Read the report