Welcome to the Montana Academy Foundation (MAF) website. We hope you’ll spend some time exploring the site and getting to know us better.
We support research on disrupted maturation in teenagers.
We promote public awareness of adolescent development.
We provide emergency financial aid to current Montana Academy families.
- The 2018 conference on September 20-21 will focus on the steep and unsettling rise of anxiety among American teenagers. Speakers will explore the complex causes, manifestations, and treatments related to anxiety in young people. This focus on severe anxiety is particularly meaningful today.
- The Montana Academy Foundation has awarded a multi-year grant to Glacier High School in Kalispell, MT, to launch the Ascent Program in the fall of 2018.
- The Montana Academy Foundation, in collaboration with Montana Academy, sponsored a well-attended and well-received conference on October 12th and 13th in Whitefish, Montana. Under the general theme of “Immaturity, Character Development, and the Treatment of Adolescents” this initial conference focused on issues related to emotional and psychological attachment as a foundational developmental phase in childhood and adolescence. Nearly 80 people attended this first meeting in what is planned to be a series of annual conferences.