Judy Martz Women in Leadership Fund

Judy Martz was Montana’s first female governor (2001-2005). She was a business owner and also a member of the Board of Directors of the Montana Chamber of Commerce. Martz passed away in October 2017. Click here for an announcement of a new fund to honor her leadership.

The Judy Martz “Women in Leadership” grant will be awarded annually (beginning in 2019) to a woman applicant to enhance her educational, professional, business or leadership skills. Watch for more details on application process. Please consider donating to this amazing fund today using the form below! Any amount is appreciated.

2019 Award Winners

"Behold the turtle. He only moves forward when he sticks his neck out."
Judy Martz

The Foundation is the 501(c)(3) charitable/educational affiliate of the Montana Chamber of Commerce, so contributions to the Fund are 100% tax-deductible.

Contributions may be made online here:


Judy Martz Women in Leadership Fund

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Donation Total: $5,000

If making contributions by mail or in person, please make check payable to:

Montana Chamber Foundation, with memo to: 

Judy Martz Leadership Fund
Mail/deliver to:
900 Gibbon St / PO Box 1162, Helena MT 59624-1162.

Judy Martz Women in Leadership Fund Donors

2019 Donors
– Wendy McAmey
– Susan Wolff
– 1776 Foundation
– NorthWestern Energy
– Cary Hegreberg
– The Wall Family/Power Townsend Foundation
– Hi Heat Industries
– Tami Christensen
– Edward & Marilyn Bartlett
– Waded Cruzado
– Steve and Elsie Arntzen
– Linda Vaughey
– MDU Resources Foundation
– Jack Stults & Daphne Crosbie

2018 Donors
– John JD Sobol
– Tom & Julie Ebzery
– Dan Brunell
– Webb & Kathy Brown
– Kristin Hansen