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Before and After School Care - Establishment Grants - Round 3

ClosedGrant Closed: 25th of February 2022 - 5:00 pm Value: Up to $40,000 Run By: Australian Government Department of Education Further Information: https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/going-to-a-public-school/primary-schools/before-and-after-school-care/grants

The Establishment Grant Program is designed to encourage and support the establishment of new services to increase the number of approved BASC places for NSW Government primary school children.

The total funding pool available through the Establishment Grant Program is $4,000,000 (including GST). Applicants may seek up to $40,000 (including GST) to support establishment and operating expenses, pending eligibility as detailed in these guidelines.

At its discretion, the NSW Department of Education (the Department) may prioritise applications against some or all of the following criteria:

  • The level of demonstrated demand for the service
  • The number of NSW Public School students as a percentage of total enrolments
  • Whether the service is operating in a geographical area of low socio-economic advantage, as categorised by the SEIFA Index of Relative Socio-Economic Advantage and Disadvantage.

This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Establishment costs
  • Direct staffing costs
  • Operational and administration expenses
  • Office equipment required for establishment
  • Resources and food
  • Marketing and promotion of service
  • Programs/activities to retain/attract enrolments
  • License fees
  • Rental fees
  • Consumables
  • Utilities
Last Updated: 17th of January 2022
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