Covid-19 Guidance

Helpful Resources

In response to the uncertainties brought on by Covid-19, Montana Afterschool Alliance continues to advocate for Montana programs, kids, and families. The following resources provide both state and national guidance for out-of-school time programs and the families they serve.

Federal & State Guidance

Resources from MT State Government and the Federal Government that will provide more information on funding, nonprofit and small-business loans, etc,

Reopening Guidance

Guidance and resources from Governor Bullock, the MT Office of Public Instruction, and the MT Public Education Center on safely reopening schools in Montana.


From our national partners at the Afterschool Alliance in Washington D.C. and other organizations, these resources will fit all things afterschool.

Social/Emotional Supports

Whether for kids, families, or staff, these resources will be useful to manage stress, trauma, and hardships during these unprecedented times.

Additional Guidance for OST Programs


School-Aged Child Care Grant Guidance & Resources

The resources on this page will help you navigate concerns and questions concerning the Coronavirus Relief School-Aged Care Grant, including spending, reporting, and more.

Building School & Community Partnerships

The guidance on this page will help you navigate how to form effective partnerships and how to make the case for the role of OST programs in the response and recovery of Covid-19 in your community.



“The afterschool field is an essential part of our communities’ response to the coronavirus pandemic, and programs will continue to play a critical role throughout recovery.”

Afterschool and Summer COVID-19 Response: Helping to Meet Students’ Learning Needs