Grants

Morningstar Learning Center regularly seeks out grant awards to supplement our Family Assistance Scholarship Program, Tuition Reduction Programstaff professional development, and curriculum resources and materials, among other things.  It is because of these grant awards and private donations that MLC can offer its services to our community at the lowest possible cost.  See below for updated information on grant awards.

Spring 2019 Grant Updates

  • February 2019:  Morningstar Learning Center has been the recipient of a one-time $20,000 grant from Big Sky Christian Fellowship that was written specifically for our Family Assistance Scholarship ProgramWe are so grateful for the generosity and support of BSCF that helps MLC continue its critical mission of providing affordable early childhood education services in Big Sky.

Fall 2018 Grant Updates

  • November 2018:  Morningstar Learning Center has been the recipient of a $10,000 grant from Spanish Peaks Community Foundation that was written specifically for our Family Assistance Scholarship ProgramWe are incredibly thankful for the continued support of SPCF as this grant brings their total contributions to the Family Assistance Program to over $35,000 in the past two years!
  • December 2018:  Morningstar Learning Center has been the recipient of a $9,200 grant from Yellowstone Club Community Foundation that was written specifically for our Family Assistance Scholarship Program and Staff Professional DevelopmentWe are so grateful for the continued support of YCCF for our teachers and families!
  • December 2018:  Morningstar Learning Center has been the recipient of a $3,479 grant from Moonlight Community Foundation that was written for improved campus safety with an Entryway Facelift and SnowblowerWe appreciate the continued support of MCF for all MLC building users!

Summer 2018 Grant Updates

  • June 2018: Morningstar Learning Center has been the recipient of a $113,450 grant from Big Sky Resort Tax to go towards our Tuition Reduction Program.  This grant will run from July 2018 – June 2019.  Any family who is locally employed qualifies for a $10/day tuition discount from Big Sky Resort Tax.  We are grateful for the ongoing financial support from Big Sky Resort Tax that directly impacts our local families.
  • June 2018: Morningstar Learning Center has been the recipient of a $89,665 grant from Big Sky Resort Tax to go towards our Infant Building rollover costs.  This grant will run from July 2018 – June 2019.  It covers the cost of a new parking lot and landscaping on the MLC property.  We are grateful for the ongoing support from Big Sky Resort Tax!