The impacts of COVID-19 are rapidly evolving in Big Sky.

In response, the Big Sky Resort Area District, Yellowstone Club Community Foundation, Moonlight Community Foundation, and Spanish Peaks Community Foundation have partnered to strengthen relief efforts and consolidate information. As we are responding to urgent community needs this website will be a resource for relief and support.

With generous support from our program partners.

Community  Services & Support

Food Assistance

BIG SKY FOOD BANK – Local Residents
The Big Sky Food Bank will remain in operation with expanded hours, pre-packaged food boxes, drive-up service, home delivery Fridays, and vouchers.Those quarantined, self-quarantined, and/or of suspicious health status will be allowed to order a food box dropped off to their home. Food box drops to homes will be done on Fridays – the box will be left outside your door and no other contact will be made.
More details can be found here »

BIG SKY SCHOOL DISTRICT #72 – Student Lunches
BSSD72 will be continuing the school’s lunch program with curbside pickup available Monday – Friday between the hours of 11am and 1pm for as long as they are utilized. Meals will be available for pickup inside the circle to the Bough/Dolan gym at the door of the Warren Miller Performing Arts Center keeping in mind the best practices of social distancing. BSSD72 has transitioned to online learning.

ROXY’S MARKET
Roxy’s Market is offering free home grocery delivery to anyone over the age of 60 or those who are quarantined due to COVID-19.
Contact Josh Treasure, General Manager at 406-640-0458.

THE HUNGRY MOOSE
The Hungry Moose will close both locations to in-store foot traffic effective Monday 3/23. They will still offer free delivery and have lowered the minimum to $35. There is also free curbside pickup with no minimum. Hours are still 7-7 at both stores.

THE COUNTRY MARKET
For those needing extra assistance, the Country Market will be offering a delivery service. If interested, call 406-995-4636 or 406-581-5360. Orders can be placed over the phone or via email at bigskygrocery@gmail.com,  and door delivery is offered between 5-7 pm Monday-Friday.

LOCAL TAKE-OUT & DELIVERY OPTIONS
Compiled by the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce, find an up-to-date list of local restaurants and retailers offering take-out and delivery options HERE »

Child Care/Education

MORNINGSTAR LEARNING CENTER
Morningstar Learning Center is open and operating, available to families in need of childcare.  Protocols are set in place to ensure the health of children attending.

BIG SKY DISCOVERY ACADEMY
Discovery students from ages 3-18 have continued their education through online platforms and activities leveraging Google Classroom and Google meet to connect and collaborate effectively while learning content.

BIG SKY SCHOOL DISTRICT #72
BSSD72 has transitioned to online learning.

Local Healthcare

BOZEMAN HEALTH
Bozeman Health is actively coordinating their communication, preparedness, and response activities for COVID-19.
Follow this link for infection control guidance for preventing transmission of respiratory illnesses »

BIG SKY MEDICAL CENTER
Phone Number: 406-995-6995. If this is an emergency dial 911 immediately.

BIG SKY NATURAL HEALTH
Phone: 406-993-6949
Please call before coming into the office, to reduce contact.  Actively taking telemedicine visits.

B2 VIRTUALCARE
Bozeman Health’s virtual care platform, is temporarily offering no-cost virtual visits to this community members who may be experiencing flu-like symptoms including fever, dry cough, and fatigue. Click the link to make an appointment »

Financial Assistance

YELLOWSTONE CLUB COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Individuals and Families that reside in the Big Sky Resort Area District boundaries and are able to demonstrate they have had a loss of income as a result of the pandemic can apply for a COVID-19 Financial Relief Award (applicants must also demonstrate they have applied for unemployment benefits). Apply here »

BIG SKY RESORT TAX
Not-for-Profit Organizations or Government Entities operating in the Big Sky Resort Area District (BSRAD) and experiencing an increase in service demand to meet community needs due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus may apply for an emergency funding grant here »

BIG SKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Local Businesses (including Not-for-Profits)
 operating in the BSRAD and experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19 have FEDERAL and STATE resources available for support. For a list of resources, please visit the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce, or call (406) 813-6153 to access the EMPLOYER | EMPLOYEE Assistance Hotline (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.) to answer questions regarding applying for Paycheck Protection Program Loans, along with general questions.

Individuals with questions specifically related to filing for Unemployment Insurance and Big Sky Relief can call (406) 813-6151 to access the EMPLOYER | EMPLOYEE Assistance Hotline (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

FILING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT
Temporary emergency rules have been adopted to streamline Unemployment Benefits related to COVID-19. Information can be found at montanaworks.gov or on this video tutorial »

Small Business Support

BIG SKY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Big Sky Chamber has compiled a list of local, state, and national resources to assist in guiding and operating your business during this time. Learn more here, or call (406) 813-6153 to access the EMPLOYER | EMPLOYEE Assistance Hotline (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.) to answer questions regarding applying for Paycheck Protection Program Loans, along with general questions.

Additionally, thanks to collaborative efforts by the Big Sky Chamber of Commerce, Visit Big Sky, and the Big Sky Resort Area District, $210,000 has been made available for struggling, local small businesses in the form of microgrants in $2,500 and $5,000 values. Learn more about the Big Sky “Save Small Business” Relief Fund the application process here »

Mail Pickup and Delivery Assistance

BIG SKY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION
The Big Sky Community Organization is partnering with the Big Sky Post Office to coordinate mail pickup and delivery assistance. This service is made possible by dedicated volunteers in our community. For more information, visit bscomt.org/bigsky-postoffice-delivery »

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