AERO is a statewide 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to advancing solutions that promote resource conservation and local economic vitality in Montana. AERO programs support individual and community action to advance our goals in renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, local food, and resilient communities. Since 1974, AERO has been a trusted and visionary leader that has built strong ties among farmers and ranchers, urban and rural communities, and many government and non-profit organizations. AERO is a hub for inspiring, connecting, and building capacity for sustainable communities and our programming is grounded in the conviction that communities are the best place to create the kind of change we envision. We are in an exciting time of growth, in a solid financial position, with many grant opportunities and a strong staff and board.