Get the resources you need

Pre-Venture

Here you’ll find resources that will help build a solid foundation for your business, including giving you the basics of child care in Montana and help you jump-start your way to success!

Operations

Operations covers a lot in business, these resources can include information on program structure, policies and procedures, improving business practices, and more.

Marketing

This section provides valuable information and tools for child care providers looking to promote their business and attract new families.

Financial

Child care providers need to have a solid understanding of financial management principles in order to ensure that their business is profitable and can continue to provide high-quality care.

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  • Community Leader Resources
  • Existing Provider Resources
  • Startup Provider Resources
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  • All
  • Community Leader Resources
  • Existing Provider Resources
  • Startup Provider Resources
pre-venture
Toolkit: Your Guide for School-Based Child Care
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Business Update: Federal Corporate Transparency Act and BOI reporting
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Financial
Cost of Care Modeling Tool
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Child Care Rules and Economic Impact Survey Info Session
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One-On-One Support

Schedule a Business Consultation

with Senior Child Care Business Advisor Jason Nitschke

Jason joins Zero to Five Montana as our Senior Child Care Business Advisor after eight years in economic development as Vice President with the Great Falls Development Authority (GFDA) and Regional Director of the Great Falls area Small Business Development Center (SBDC). He will be delivering educational opportunities and one-on-one consultation support to entrepreneurs and communities starting, growing, and expanding child care and early education solutions.

Schedule a Community Consultation

with Community Navigator Shelby Whelan

Shelby is a people-person who is excited to continue her community development work as the Community Navigator for Montana Child Care Business Connect. She helped develop and implement community-led projects related to children and families, facilitated a handful of early childhood coalitions and committees, received the 2022 Moving Mountains award, and became invested in the need for early childhood systems change in Montana.

Meeting demand

Montana Child Care Business Connect (MCCBC) supports the start, stability, viability, and expansion of high-quality, early child care businesses in Montana and helps cultivate child care business stability and sustainability.