Giving Back

Ale Works gives back by partnering with local community nonprofits to raise money and awareness for worthy causes that make Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley a better place to live. 

To request donations or for more information on our community giving policies, please read our Donation Criteria. If you believe your non-profit or community event meets our prioritized areas of concern, please download and fill out our Donation Request Form. Email it, no later than two weeks prior to your event, to Our Donation Criteria and Donation Request Forms may also be picked up at our host stand from 4 pm daily.

We are proud of our association with the following organizations. Click on their names and check out their websites for more information!

Big Sky Youth Empowerment
Creative programs targeting high school-aged, at risk youth in the Gallatin Valley.

Bozeman Film Festival
The brainchild of a dedicated group of Montana State University English and Film professors intent on bringing classic, documentary and world cinema to the big screen in Bozeman. A mainstay in Bozeman's cultural community for over 33 years.

Bozeman Public Library Foundation
Providing the community with free, open and equal access to general information and  resources to promote personal growth and lifelong learning.

Bridger Bowl
A nonprofit community ski area offering a great ski experience, affordably priced. Montana Ale Works proudly sponsors the Bridger Bowl Community Race Series and the Pinhead Classic.

Eagle Mount
For over 20 years, committed to providing quality therapeutic recreational opportunities for people with disabilities and for young people with cancer, while providing support for families of participants.

Gallatin Valley Food Bank
For twenty-nine years, a food resource center for Gallatin Valley that has grown with the needs of our community.

Gallatin Valley Spay & Neuter Task Force
A 100% volunteer organization providing low and no-cost spay & neuter services to the residents of Gallatin County.

Gallatin Valley Land Trust
Conserving southwest Montana’s heritage of open landscapes, working farms and ranches, healthy rivers and wildlife habitat while creating trails to connect people, communities and the land.

Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center &
Friends of the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center
Friends of the GNFAC is a nonprofit with a mission to support avalanche awareness and education through a partnership with the GNFAC.

Greater Gallatin Watershed Council
A locally-led nonprofit organization promoting conservation and enhancement of our water resources while supporting the traditions of agriculture, community, and recreation. Montana Ale Works proudly sponsors  “The Run for the Rivers” which benefits three local watershed groups: the Greater Gallatin Watershed Council, Montana Watercourse, and Blue Water Task Force.

KGLT Radio
Listener-supported, alternative public radio, broadcasting for over 40 years from the campus of Montana State University in Bozeman.

Montana Outdoor Science School
Providing year-round, hands-on natural science programs for children of all ages and backgrounds with a mission to promote awareness, understanding and appreciation of the natural world through quality educational experiences. Montana Ale Works proudly designed a popular series of educational wining and dining events in partnership with MOSS, including The Science of Wine & Chocolate; the Science of Beer; The Science of Tequila and The Science of Sustainable Fishing.

Montana State University American Indian Council Pow Wow
For 36 years the annual American Indian Council Pow Wow, one of the largest in Montana, has been held at MSU’s Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. Native American dancers from across the country compete in dance and drum competitions, booths around the edge of the dance arena offer the crafts of traditional artists and artisans and academic symposia are held in conjunction with the events.

Museum of the Rockies
This world-class museum in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in Bozeman is renowned for its vast collection of dinosaur fossils and some of the most famous dinosaur specimens in the world, including Tyrannosaurus Rex and Triceratops. Accredited by the American Association of Museums (one of just 776 museums to earn this distinction of 17,500 museums nationwide), MOR is a division of Montana State University and an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution.

Western Sustainability Exchange
Working in partnership with ranchers since 1994 to implement sustainable agricultural techniques to improve the health of grasslands and riparian resources while improving profitability for ranchers. WSE works to increase the visibility of local producers that use sustainable ag techniques and the businesses that carry their products.