ARPA Child Care Funding

Through the American Rescue Plan, Montana has been awarded more the $110 million in one-time only funding to support stabilization grants to child care providers to cover their operating expenses as they face less revenue and higher expenses during the pandemic. This funding will also expand and support child care infrastructure throughout the state, including support for emergency and essential workers.  Information about current and upcoming opportunities will be announced on this page.

Grants for Licensed & Registered Child Care Programs (Stabilization)

Temporary Child Care Assistance for Certain Healthcare Employees
Coming Soon

Child Care Workforce Stipends for Teaching & Caregiving Staff
Coming Soon

Innovation & Startup Grants
Coming Soon

Support & Assistance Projects for Communities & Child Care Businesses
Coming Soon

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ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act 2021)

Calendar of ARPA Child Care Events 📅


Recordings of the Stabilization Grant Town Hall events are posted in the Resources tab of the Stabilization Grant page


Application Open Dates:

October 07, 2021

January 04, 2022 - January 31, 2022

April 01, 2022 - April 30, 2022

July 01, 2022 - July 30, 2022