We support member organizations, advance the early childhood profession, and improve the quality, affordability, and accessibility of child care.
WHAT WE DO & WHO WE SERVE
We provide resources and coordination support to regional Child Care Resource and Referral agencies.
We initiate projects to build child care supply and quality in urban and rural areas such as the Shared Services Alliance and the Substitute Service Pilot.
We educate policy makers, businesses, and the public on child care issues.
We advocate for child care professionals and families.
Meet our team
Meghan has been the Director of Raise Montana since 2019. Meghan earned her undergraduate and graduate degree in the field of social work in her home state of North Carolina. Meghan believes every child and family deserve love, care, and access to a successful future. Access to a successful future begins with quality early care and education.
In her off time, Meghan enjoys baking, reading, and hiking with her husband, Brian, and dog, Moose.
Suzy joined Raise Montana in 2020 as the Shared Services Coordinator. Suzy earned her undergraduate degrees in English and Social Work and her graduate degree in Social Work in her hometown of Missoula. Suzy is dedicated to creating sustainable systems to better support child care providers and the families they serve.
Suzy is a nerd at heart and loves hiking, fussing over houseplants and spending time with her partner, Kelsey and dog, Keena.
Become a Community Partner
Join other community members, business owners and organizations in reinventing Montana child care through increasing supports for providers, families and children.
Support Our Work
Your donation will help build a brighter future for Montana by creating system wide changes to better the child care industry and support child care providers and the families and children they serve.