AFTERSCHOOL IN

Montana


Afterschool programs in Montana keep kids safe, inspire learning, and give working parents peace of mind. Kids discover who they are and what they love to do, make smart choices, and avoid risky behaviors.

Unmet demand for afterschool and summer programs in Montana is high

34k

In 2019, 34,112 children (22%) would have been enrolled in a summer program if one were available to them.

Afterschool programs are supporting kids and families in Montana

Kids in afterschool enjoy a wide range of benefits, and parents and families benefit too:

70%

Keeping kids safe and out of trouble

87%

Helping kids build life skills

79%

Giving working parents peace of mind

65%

Engaging in STEM learning

Montana parents strongly support afterschool

83%

of parents support public funding for afterschool

21st Century Community Learning Centers are the only federal funded before-school, afterschool, and summer learning programs.

TODAY

FY 2021

6,172*

of kids enrolled in Montana afterschool attend a 21st CCLC program

$6,172,398

in federal funds supports 21st CCLC programs statewide

PROPOSED BUDGET

FY 2022

6,668

kids served in Montana

$6,667,589

to Montana

Learn more about 21st Century Community Learning Centers

* This figure is an Afterschool Alliance calculation based on the state-allocated 21st CCLC funding and a program cost of $1,000 per child. The program cost per child is an Afterschool Alliance estimation based on the Department of Education's per-student expenditures for: (1) all students attending 21st CCLC programs and (2) students who regularly attend 21st CCLC programs.

Learn More about Afterschool in Montana

Montana Contacts

NETWORK
AMBASSADORS
CAUCUS
VISTA

The statewide afterschool network is working to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Laurie Bishop
Montana Afterschool Alliance
2022 Central Ave.
Great Falls, MT 59401
406-454-5206
Laurieb@mtafterschoolalliance.org
http://www.mtafterschoolalliance.org

AMBASSADORS work to ensure that all kids have access to high-quality afterschool and summer learning programs.

Ambassador Emeritus
Tim Brurud
Boys & Girls Club of the Hi-Line
PO Box 68 500 1st Ave
Havre, MT 59501-0068
(406)265-6206
timb@bgchi-line.com

Ambassador Emeritus
Rosie Buzzas
The Flagship Program
1325 Wyoming St
Missoula, MT 59801-1725
406.532.9827
rbuzzas@wmmhc.org

Ambassador Emeritus
Veronica Willeto DeCrane
Pryor Public Schools 21st CCLC
#1 High School Lane
Pryor, MT 59066
(406) 259-7329
vwilleto@pryor.k12.mt.us

Since 2005, members of the Afterschool Caucus in both the Senate and the House of Representatives have been building support and resources for quality afterschool programs.

Caucus members in your state:

For the past 7 years, the Afterschool Alliance has been a proud sponsor organization for national AmeriCorps VISTA projects, supporting State Afterschool Networks and STEM Ecosystems to increase the access to and quality of enrichment opportunities for youth.

Currently there are no Afterschool VISTA locations in your state.

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