The Emergency Housing Assistance Program serves eligible Montanan families, who because of the COVID-19 emergency or the response to that emergency, have suffered substantial financial hardship and lack sufficient income or resources to pay housing costs. 

  • The program can pay the difference between 25% of the eligible household’s reduced net monthly income due to COVID-19 impact, and their eligible housing costs (i.e. monthly rent or mortgage payment), with assistance ranging from a minimum of $250/month and up to $2,000/month. 
  • A housing assistance calculator is available on our  https://housing.mt.gov/Rental-Housing/CovidHousingAssist 
  • The program can assist eligible households with housing costs beginning in April 2020.  
  • Rent or mortgage payment arrears due prior to April 1, 2020 are not eligible.
  • Subsequent month(s) of assistance are contingent on completion of a Request for Continued Assistance form attesting to the need for on-going assistance, and subject to available funding. This form will be sent to previously awarded applicants to complete. Previously awarded applicants do not need to submit a new application. 
  • Homeowners participating in a forbearance program are eligible to apply. 
  • Unpaid security deposits corresponding with initial lease agreements effective April 1, 2020 or later are eligible.
  • Payments are made directly to landlord/property owners, mortgage servicers and/or hazard insurance companies.

Please gather the following documents / information before you begin your application:

  • Executed lease / rental agreement (renters)
  • Current monthly mortgage statement (homeowners)
  • Current hazard insurance statement (only for homeowners who pay insurance directly)
  • Income documentation for all sources of household income. Applicants will be asked to upload documentation showing lost/decreased income at time of peak COVID-19 impact, as well as current income documentation (i.e. paystubs, letter from employment, Social Security/pension statement, unemployment statement etc.).
  • Contact information, including email, for your landlord or mortgage servicer.

Note to previously declined applicants:  

  • If you previously applied and were denied assistance because your monthly income was equal to or exceeded your monthly housing costs, but have since experienced a decrease in your household income (i.e. due to end of $600/week federal unemployment insurance at end of July), please contact us with a request to re-assess your application by calling 406-841-2840 or email housing@mt.gov. Please do not submit a new application. We can retrieve your prior application and open it for editing so you can provide current income information and documentation. 

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Behavioral Health Grants

The Behavioral Health Grant has been created in response to the economic impact caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  Grants are available for Montana licensed behavioral health providers impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency to retain existing programs and services, employees, or organizational viability for provision of future services and operations.  Current funding available is $33 million. Each eligible provider may only be awarded one behavioral health grant. 

Eligible applicants must meet all the following criteria:

  • Montana licensed behavioral health provider that was operating prior to February 15, 2020.
  • Demonstrated loss in patient revenues due to COVID-19. 

Maximum Award:  Providers can receive grants up to 8% of their annual Montana behavioral health patient revenues OR demonstrated lost behavioral health patient revenues between March and June 2020 (whichever is the lesser amount).    

Grants can be used for:  Working capital to support payroll, rent, accounts payable and expenses related to shifts in operations in order to retain existing Montana programs and services, retain current employees or retain organizational viability for provision of future services and operations.

Ineligible expenses include: property taxes and capital improvement projects that are not necessary expenditures incurred due to the COVID-19 public health emergency

In preparation for completing your application, please have ready the following documents:

  • A 12-month financial statement listing your calendar year 2019 behavioral health patient revenues AND a 6-month financial statement listing your 2020 behavioral patient revenues by service type and payor source.  
  • Financial documentation which demonstrates the loss in Montana behavioral health patient revenue for dates of service from March 1 2020-June 30 2020 by service type and payor source.
  • A list of the National Provider Identifiers (NPI) included in the financial statements. 

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Reporting Requirements: All recipients will be required to complete a final report that includes a detailed financial expenditure report and information on how the grant assisted them in the format provided by the State of Montana.

Applicants will be required to sign a Certification Statement. 

As a recipient of a public grant, the amount of the grant received and awardee name will be public information.  

During the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are offering programs for school-aged children to meet the needs of working parents, and children affected during out of school time. The following application invites programs who are providing out of school time programs to apply for financial support. The grant is based on the average daily attendance at a $1000 per child, per month rate. Funds can be used to support additional costs associated with meeting health and safety needs and reduced revenue due to COVID-19 emergency. 

Eligible programs are for-profit business, non-profit organizations, school/school districts, community organizations, summer camps, and licensed childcare programs that serve children aged 5 to 18 in out of school time programming during the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant is available for individual child serving sites.  If an entity has multiple sites, please submit separate applications for each site.  If a business/nonprofit, must be in good standing with Secretary of State. If licensed childcare, must be in good standing with DPHHS Child Care Licensing. Programs must demonstrate how they will serve at least 25% low-income children.

Eligible Applicants:

  • community organizations
  • nonprofit organizations 
  • licensed child care programs
  • schools/school districts
  • summer camps
  •  for-profit businesses 

Grants can be used for:  Efforts to respond to health and safety, including adaptations to physical space; cleaning and sanitation, operating, including, but not limited to scholarships and training; personnel costs; and transportation costs related to COVID-19 are eligible expenses.   Grant funds awarded must be expended by December 30, 2020.   


Ineligible expenses include:  Property taxes and capital improvement projects that are not necessary expenditures incurred due to the COVID-19 public health emergency.  
 

Maximum Award:  Grants of $1000 per school-aged child per month up to $1 million per applicant are available for community organizations, nonprofit organizations, licensed child care programs, schools/school districts, summer camps, and for-profit businesses impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency to retain existing programs and services, employees, or organizational viability for provision of future services and operations.  You may be funded for less than you requested. 

If you have questions on eligibility or how to complete the application, please contact DPHHS at 1.888.333.0461. If you are experiencing technical difficulties with the application, please contact support@submittable.com 

Reporting Requirements: All recipients will be required to complete a final report that includes a detailed financial expenditure report and information on how the grant assisted them in the format provided by the State of Montana.

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*****If you applied for Round 1 Social Services Nonprofit grant - do not apply again. Submitting another application WILL DELAY PROCESSING OF YOUR GRANT. 

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If you have not applied for a Nonprofit grant:

Round 2 Grants -  Grants are available for nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency to retain existing programs and services, employees, or organizational viability for provision of future services and operations. Eligible applicants are registered, Montana-based social service nonprofits that were operating prior to February 15, 2020. This includes senior services, housing services, transportation, public safety, energy assistance, economic development, job training, recreational services and tourism-related activities. 

Criteria:

  • In Round 2, there will be grants available for nonprofits equal to 10% of their 2019 operating budgets, as evidenced in their 2019 Form 990s. 2018 or 2019 Form 990 will be accepted if the nonprofit's 2019 Form 990 has not been filed.  *For nonprofits who are not required to complete Form 990s, other acceptable forms can be uploaded in lieu and include: 990-EZ form, 990-PF, 990-N, or a Profit and Loss Statement with detailed expenditures as well as any UI5 filed with the Department of Labor and Industry.  
  • Nonprofits that have already received Round 1 funding must have an annual operating budget of at least $20,000 to apply for the additional Round 2 funding.
  • The maximum grant amount is $150,000. 
  • Nonprofits who did not participate in Round 1 may still apply for Round 2.
  • Nonprofit applicants that receive a Live Entertainment grant will not be eligible for a Round 2 nonprofit grant. 

 Grants can be used for:  Expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency, including working capital for nonprofits to support payroll (minus payroll taxes), rent, accounts payable and expenses related to shifts in operations in order to retain existing programs and services, retain current employees or retain organizational viability for provision of future services and operations.


Grant funds awarded must be expended by December 30, 2020.  Funds can be used to reimburse expenses incurred during the period March 1, 2020-December 20, 2020. 


Ineligible expenses include:  

- Property taxes

- Payroll taxes

- Lobbying

- Depreciation

- Compensation to disqualified persons (see Form 990 - page 10 - line 6)

- And Capital improvement projects that are not necessary expenditures incurred due to the COVID-19 public health emergency 


Eligible Applicants: Applications are being accepted from social service nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency meeting all the following eligibility requirements:  

  • Montana-based nonprofit
  • Registered and in good standing with the Secretary of State or Local Tribal Government
  • The nonprofit was functioning prior to February 15, 2020

 Reporting Requirements: All recipients will be required to complete and return a detailed expenditure report by January 31, 2021 that includes information on how the grant assisted them and post-employment data in the format provided by the State of Montana.
Applicants will be required to sign a Certification Statement.
As a recipient of public grant, the amount of the grant received, and nonprofit name will be public information.  

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Business Stabilization Grant Program Wait List 

  

Additional funding and updated guidelines have been received for the Business Stabilization Grant. Beginning September 16, all applications currently on the waiting list will be processed in the order they were received. New applications will be processed until funding has been exhausted, or September 30, whichever comes first. Previously, the Business Stabilization Grant program only allowed for one grant regardless of how many businesses an individual owned. The new guidelines will allow for one grant per business, as long as they meet the original program parameters and have a separate tax identification number, separate tax filing, separate Secretary of State filing, and employees unique to the business. Businesses that were previously denied under the old guidelines will be automatically moved into a review status and do not need to reapply, simply check your application status from your Submittable account. Owners of multiple business that did not previously apply may do so now. The deadline to apply for this program is September 30, 2020. 

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The Montana Business Stabilization Grant has been created in response to the economic impact to small businesses in Montana caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  

Funds can be used for: Grants will provide working capital for small businesses to support payroll, rent, accounts payable, debt services and expenses related to shifts in operations in order to retain existing businesses, retain current employees or retain business viability for future re-employment.

 Eligibility Requirements -  To be eligible to apply, businesses must meet all the following eligibility requirements:

· Montana-based company 

· Registered and in good standing with the Secretary of State or Local Tribal Government

· The business had 50 or fewer employees part- or full-time prior to February 15, 2020

· The business sustained a loss of revenue due to COVID-19 since February 15, 2020

· To receive federal funds, may not be a marijuana-based business. 

Maximum Award: The maximum award available per applicant is up to 6 months of working capital up to $20,000.

Funds can be used for: payroll, rent, accounts payable and expenses 

Applications will be accepted and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are expended. Owners of multiple businesses must have a separate tax identification number, separate tax filing, separate Secretary of State filing, and employees unique to the business


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  • DEADLINE: Final Deadline is November 15, 2020.
  •  In order to be eligible for the Business Adaptability Grant, businesses must have been in existence as of February 15, 2020.   
  • Businesses may apply for reimbursement to this program for up to a maximum of $10,000 (Previously $5,000)
  • Businesses that have already applied during the period June 1, 2020 to July 26, 2020 may submit a second (new) application to receive the difference between their original award and $10,000. 
  • Businesses must submit all itemized receipts, invoices at the time of application.
  • Businesses that have already applied during the period June 1, 2020 to July 26, 2020 must submit new payment receipts and include the itemized receipt documentation spreadsheet included in the application. 
  • Costs must be PAID - and proof of payment must be clear and included with the itemize invoice/receipt documentation
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The Montana Business Adaptability Grant has been created in response to the costs businesses and nonprofits in Montana incurred to adapt to the new business environment caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  The program will provide reimbursement for COVID-19 expenses related to keeping staff and customers safe – from the purchase of personal protective equipment to resources needed for staff to work remotely. 

Eligibility Requirements -  To be eligible to apply, businesses must meet all the following eligibility requirements:
· Montana-based business or nonprofit
· In good standing with the Secretary of State or Local Tribal Government
· Has incurred costs since March 1, 2020 to adapt to COVID-19 business restrictions

Ineligible Uses of Funds -
· To receive federal funds, may not be a marijuana-based business. 

 · Payroll expenses (see Business Stabilization program if you have these COVID-related costs)


Maximum Award:  Maximum reimbursement per applicant up to $10,000.  

Funds can be used for: Grants will provide reimbursement for costs incurred by businesses to offset costs of COVID-related supplies, communications, repairs and maintenance, travel costs and training to allow them to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions.  

Examples of costs eligible for reimbursement is provided below. 

Communications 

- Postage/shipping

- Software/Hardware to encourage remote work  

Repairs & maintenance 

- Replacement of porous surfaces with non-porous for ease of sanitation   

- Repairs & maintenance Remodel to add drive-through or curbside services   

Services 

- Installation for plexiglass or other barriers   

 - Contracting expenses for installation of equipment   

 - Cleaning services   

- Training costs for Covid Safety in food service

Supplies 

- Plexiglass or other barrier materials

- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 

- Cleaning Supplies

- Hand Sanitizer

- Thermometers/Temperature checks

- Printing & Signage

- Floor markings for social distancing

- Caution tape or similar supplies for blocking off certain areas

- Hand Washing Stations 

- N-95 fit testing or fit testing equipment

- Stations for controlling client/customer movement

- Self-checkout kiosks

- Isolation and ventilation modification for ambulance vehicles

- Office furniture to encourage remote work

- Office supplies to encourage remote work

- Point-of-Sale (POS) systems to minimize customer/cashier interaction

Travel

- Hotel for quarantining employees    

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The Live Entertainment Grant Program is available to Montana-based businesses and non-profits that are engaged in the business of live entertainment, and whose revenues primarily come from live entertainment events.   

This grant is intended to ensure the long-term viability of live entertainment in Montana that has been severely impacted by COVID-19. Bars, restaurants, and other facilities whose primary business is anything other than live entertainment are not eligible. Businesses that are not directly responsible for the production of live entertainment events in Montana are not eligible. 

Eligibility: 

  1. Applicants must have either derived at least 33% of their 2019 revenue from the sale of tickets for live events or must be businesses that are directly reliant on ticketed live entertainment events but are not directly in receipt of ticket revenue. That includes only the follow business types: venues, event promoters, event production, lighting and sound, rigging and stagehands, security, and other physical infrastructure. 
  2. Eligible applicants’ revenue for Q2 (April 1 – June 30) 2020 must also no greater than 10% of 2019’s Q2 (April 1 – June 30) revenue.
  3. Nonprofit applicants that receive a Live Entertainment grant will not be eligible for a Round 2 nonprofit grant.

Eligible uses of funds:  Grant funds may be used for operations, payroll, rent or mortgage, utilities, and other business expenses other than property taxes. 

Ineligible businesses:  Examples of ineligible businesses include wedding venues, event support software, event rentals, and event planners, tour operators, tourism businesses, tradeshows, or city/county/university/tribal owned assets.

Application Review:   Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis for complete applications received from eligible applicants.
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Tourism-reliant businesses in the Babb – St. Mary - East Glacier corridor may be eligible to apply for a grant of up to 25 percent of their 2019 gross revenue based on a 2019 tax return. 

Maximum award: $40,000 - minus any Business Stabilization Grants or Agriculture Adaptability Grants awarded to the business.

The amount of Business Stabilization Grants or Agriculture Adaptability Grants will be deducted from the eligible East Edge of Glacier Park Tourism Business Grant total. 

Eligibility: 

  • The business must be located along the eastern edge of Glacier Park in the immediate vicinity of East Glacier, St. Mary or Babb, and 
  • Must be a Montana-based business, 
  • Pay Montana taxes, 
  • In good standing with the Secretary of State or local tribal government. 
  • To be eligible, a business must have exhausted the grant opportunities made available through the Business Stabilization or Agriculture Adaptability grant programs. 

Ineligible businesses: 

  • Nonprofit entities are not eligible. 
  • Businesses that are not tourism reliant such as online businesses are not eligible.


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                                                                    * * NEWLY ELIGIBLE * * 

Beginning with the current application cycle, effective going forward and retroactively, the Coronavirus Relief Fund will reimburse benefit costs for substantially designated and presumptively eligible local government employees for: 

  • employee insurance (health, life, dental, vision), 
  • retirement (pensions, 401(k)), 
  • unemployment benefit plans (federal and state), 
  • workers' compensation insurance,
  • and Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes (which includes Social Security and Medicare taxes). 

At this time, reimbursement does not include costs of paid leave, including vacation, family-related, sick, military, bereavement, sabbatical, administrative, severance, jury duty, and any other paid leave.  

Additionally, effective going forward and retroactively, substantially dedicated means the employee dedicated at least 2/3 of regular time per pay period to mitigating or responding to COVID-19, since March 1, 2020 (rather than for the entire time period from March 1 - August 31).

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COVID-19 Reimbursement Guidance for Local Governments

Introduction

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for local government reimbursement through the Governor's Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) contained in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act") and assistance through the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) grant program authorized under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.

CARES Act

The CARES Act provides that payments from the CRF may only be used to cover costs that— 

1. are necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID–19); 

2. were not accounted for in the budget most recently approved as of March 27, 2020 (the date of enactment of the CARES Act) for the local government; and 

3. were incurred during the period that begins on March 1, 2020 and ends on December 30, 2020. 

In addition to the statutory guidance above, there have been instances of supplemental guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury (the “Treasury”). Specific examples of pertinent guidance currently known – relating specifically to local government expenditures – are as follows:

1. Eligible expenses include COVID-19 related expenditures for specific items including, but not limited to: 

  • medical expenses;
  • public health expenses; 
  • all regular and overtime pay (not benefits) for first responder, public safety, and public health personnel (March 12 – August 31, 2020); 
  • other employees, regular and overtime hours substantially dedicated to mitigating or responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency; substantially dedicated means the employee dedicated at least 2/3 of regular time to mitigating or responding to COVID-19, since March 1, 2020; and,
  • expenses to facilitate compliance with COVID-19 related public health measures.  

2. Coronavirus Relief Funds may not be used to:

  • fill shortfalls in government revenue or be used to replace lost revenue including the provision of assistance to meet tax obligations;
  • duplicate reimbursement of expenses already reimbursed by the federal government; or 
  • pay workforce bonuses other than overtime.

Guidance from the Treasury has been and will continue to be clarified, refined, and amended. As such, the State of Montana reserves the right to revise guidance to local governments based on guidance from the Treasury.

FEMA PA Grant Program

FEMA may provide funding to eligible PA applicants for costs related to emergency protective measures conducted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Emergency protective measures are activities conducted to address immediate threats to life, public health, and safety. In general, costs related to the continuity of government may be eligible under CARES Act reimbursement; whereas costs related to emergency operation centers (EOC) may be eligible for FEMA reimbursement. Specific costs may include:

  • emergency operations center activities (EOC)
  • training
  • facility disinfection
  • technical assistance on emergency management
  • dissemination of information to the public to provide warnings and guidance
  • pre-positioning or movement of supplies, equipment, or other resources
  • purchase and distribution of food, water, or ice
  • purchase and distribution of other commodities
  • security, law enforcement, barricading and patrolling
  • storage of human remains or mass mortuary services

For questions about the FEMA PA grant program, please contact Tim Thennis at tthennis@mt.gov or 406 417-9235.

Process for Reimbursement

In order to receive reimbursement for costs incurred due to COVID-19 related expenditures, the Department of Administration Local Government Services Bureau and the Governor’s Office of Budget and Program Planning have developed the following information and process to be used to compile and submit reimbursement request from the CRF:

1. Review in its entirety the existing guidance from the U.S. Department of Treasury pertaining to the CARES Act located at https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/cares/state-and-local-governments. Continually refer to this website as guidance is often updated without notice. In addition to Treasury guidance, the State of Montana will consider its own policy decisions for determining eligible reimbursements.

2. Each city, town, or county may submit one request per deadline. Reimbursement requests must be submitted by the applicable deadlines identified below (Section 5).

3. To claim COVID-19 related costs for reimbursement, complete the LGE COVID-19 Reimbursement Form and the LGE Certification Form at covidrelief.mt.gov

  • Navigate to or click on the link above (Chrome or Firefox browser recommended)
  • Scroll down and select “CLICK HERE TO APPLY” (a new page will appear)
  • Scroll down and select “Local Government Reimbursements”
  • If your entity requested reimbursement in the previous cycle, reimbursement for subsequent cycles can be completed under the same user account, using the Additional Reimbursement Request Form – Local Government Reimbursement (located in the user account)

4. An LGE Certification Form must be submitted with each LGE Reimbursement Form, and the certification date and date range for costs incurred must be the same. Per the LGE COVID-19 Reimbursement Form, entities must: 

  • List actual costs incurred related to COVID-19;
  • Provide sufficient documentation to support incurred costs and evidence of payment, which may include:

                   i. itemized invoices, receipts, and vouchers with valid dates 

                   ii. payroll reports/timesheets listing employee job title, hours worked, and salary information

  • To increase efficiency and ensure payments are processed in a timely manner, please consider the following:

                   i. indicate the corresponding line number from the form on your supporting documentation

                   ii. complete the summary tabs (or equivalent) in the reimbursement form for FEMA and CAREs Act expenses 

  • Estimate remaining future costs to be incurred through December 30, 2020; and
  • Provide the LGE Certification Form signed by a member of the governing body.

5. Requests for reimbursement must be submitted by June 12, July 24, September 25, early December, and mid-January. An entity will receive a maximum of five payments. 

6. If you have any questions, email LGSportalregistration@mt.gov.

Other Items to Consider

1. The CARES ACT, and specifically the Coronavirus Relief Fund, is not a general stimulus bill and may not be used for activities with no direct or defensible indirect impact related to COVID-19. General infrastructure, traditional economic development, and similar functions are not allowable uses of Coronavirus Relief Funds.

2. The State of Montana retains the sole right and discretion to determine whether reimbursements claimed by local governments are an eligible use of funds. 

3. Guidance from the Treasury has been and will continue to be clarified, refined, and amended. As such, the State of Montana reserves the right to revise guidance to local governments based on guidance from the Treasury.

4. Allowances in the Treasury guidance, which permit the provision of economic support to those suffering from employment or business interruptions due to COVID-19 related business closures, are not the responsibility of local governments. As such, there should be no expectation of reimbursement for economic support and assistance programs created or sanctioned solely by any local government. 

Please note that it will not be possible to edit your application once it's submitted; State of Montana staff will contact you to make edits/corrections. We encourage you to take your time and fill out the application completely and accurately and review before submitting.


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