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
Child Care Workforce Stipends for Teaching & Caregiving Staff
Innovation & Startup Grants
Support & Assistance Projects for Communities & Child Care Businesses