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.

Important Updates

Grants for Licensed & Registered Child Care Programs (Stabilization)

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

Temporary Child Care Assistance for Certain Health Care Workers

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 Contact Center: 844-406-ARPA (2772)

Email the ARPA Contact Center at arpa.mt.gov

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