Governor Gianforte and the Health Advisory Commission approved $7 million in one-time-only funds for child care workforce retention and incentive payments through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Providers are eligible to receive $600for Round 1 and those remaining in the child care field are encouraged to submit for a second payment of $1,000 in December 2022. New child care professionals are eligible to submit for one payment of $600in December 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact the Early Childhood Project at 406-404-1624, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.mtecp.org.
View the Staff Stipend Form.
For additional information: Provider Retention/Incentive Payments Flyer