Emily Frazier, Executive Director



Emily Frazier, CFRE,  is a Helena native and a nonprofit nerd. She has spent over a decade working in the field in outreach, grant writing, fundraising, operations, and membership. She has her master’s degree in Philanthropy and Development from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, is a Certified Fund Raising Executive, and loves connecting people to causes they care about. Emily has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 15 years, first with the Student Assistance Foundation (now Reach Higher Montana) and the Montana Nonprofit Association. 

Emily is a 2021 graduate of Leadership Montana, and was selected as one of Helena’s 20 under 40 in 2021. 

She is thrilled to be the Helena Area Community Foundation’s Executive Director, where she will continue to focus on supporting nonprofits in her hometown.

She lives with her husband, Eric, and her dog, Hershel.