Grants for Registered Family, Friend, & Neighbor (FFN) Child Care Programs (Stabilization)

 Child Care Stabilization Funding Opportunity for Family Friend and Neighbor (FFN) child care providers has closed.

Eligible Family Friend and Neighbor providers will receive up to $8,400 per child.

 The Child Care Stabilization Grant Application for FFNs closed on Friday, August 12, 2022. 

Funded providers must be in good standing with Montana Child Care Licensing to receive funding.

Use of Funds

Funds can be used for:

  • Time spent caring for children; buying and preparing food or activities; and cleaning for the children
  • Rent or mortgage
  • Utilities such as electricity, gas, and water bills

See the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the FFN Stabilization Grants for more information.

Quarterly Report

The FFN Child Care Stabilization Grant Quarterly Report is due on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. The reporting period is October 1 through December 31, 2022.

Please watch the following video for detailed instructions on completing the quarterly report.  

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