Playgroup Funding Handbook

The Playgroup Funding Handbook provides information about how playgroup funding is calculated and the conditions which need to be met to receive funding.

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Applying for the Special Grant

  • Grant Amount
    • The Special Grant can be claimed for a maximum of $5000. The maximum granted to a playgroup in 12 month period cannot exceed $5000.

  • Timeline
    • Applications for the Special Grant are due back to your regional office by:

      • the last Friday in April each year for the Janaury - June grant round, and
      • the last Friday in October each year for the July - December grant round.

      Playgroups will receive confirmation from their regional Education Advisor about whether or not their application has been successful. Payment will be made in June or December each year.

  • Assistance
    • Your regional Education Advisor is available to offer advice and support about applying for a Special Grant.