Leadership Resources Intro

Use this map, made possible with support from the Hunt Alternatives Fund, to locate state-based and national resources for women interested in elected or appointed office or work on political campaigns. Click on a state to find leadership development and campaign training programs, political action committees, and organizations and programs committed to supporting and encouraging women in politics.

Need more ideas on how to get involved? Check out the Women's Definitive Guide to Getting Political by CAWP associate director Jean Sinzdak.

If you know of other organizations to add to our list or have updates to our information, please contact Chelsea Hill.

Program Name State Party Program Description
Carol's List MT Dem

The purpose of Carol’s List is to recruit, train, elect, and otherwise support progressive Democratic women to elected office, in order to...

Leadership Montana
The Montana Chamber Foundation
MT Nonpartisan Leadership Montana offers a nine-month program of personal and trustee leadership development and business and policy education. Forty selected...
Montana Federation of Republican Women MT Rep Through affiliate chapters in nearly every state, the National Federation of Republican Women (NFRW) promotes the principles, objectives and policies...
Montana Gender and Racial Balance Legislation MT Nonpartisan The Montana Code (2-15-108) establishes that as vacancies arise on any appointive boards, commissions, committees, and councils of state government,...
Montana NOW
National Organization for Women
MT Nonpartisan

Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States whose goal is to...

New Leaders Council Missoula
New Leaders Council
MT Nonpartisan New Leaders Council (NLC) was formed in 2005 to train and support the next generation of progressive political entrepreneursyoung professionals in...
NEW Leadership Montana
Mike and Maureen Mansfield Center, University of Montana
Women's Policy Leadership Institute
Montana Women Vote
MT Nonpartisan

The Womens Policy Leadership Institute is dedicated to training leaders to reflect the vision and capabilities of women in public life.  WPLIs...