Governor Bullock Directs $50 Million To Maintain, Expand Child Care & Support Montana Families
August 19, 2020 | View PDF
Funding will be available beginning Aug. 19, and allocated as follows:
• $30 million in grants to maintain and expand child care for school-age children during out of school time. Applications for this portion of the funding will be available online at covidrelief.mt.gov beginning on Aug. 19.
• $10 million for families with special circumstances requiring in-home care. Applications will be available online on the DPHHS Child Care Resource and Referral Agency (CCR&R) website page beginning on Aug. 19.
• $8 million for supplemental payments to all licensed and registered childcare facilities to maintain and expand childcare slots. These payments will start to be processed on Sept. 1.
• $2 million for CCR&R agencies for administration and outreach.