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Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Special Circumstances Grant Opportunity Guidelines

Contact Details

Community Child Care Fund Team

Email Address:

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GO ID:
GO1814
Agency:
Department of Education and Training
Close Date & Time:
Ongoing
Internal Reference ID:
EDU18/677
Primary Category:
131001 - Child Care
Publish Date:
26-Oct-2018
Location:
ACT, NSW, VIC, SA, WA, QLD, NT, TAS
Selection Process:
Ad hoc/One-Off

FO Reference:
FO CCCF 2017

Description:

The CCCF Special Circumstances Grant Opportunity is intended to support continuity of child care, in particular in disadvantaged or vulnerable communities, where service viability is affected by an unforeseen factor outside the control of the service such as:

 

  • a natural disaster or weather event

  • another unforeseen event or circumstance which would result in market failure for the community.

Funding provided under this grant opportunity is one-off and short-term

Eligibility:

 

 

To be eligible to apply under this grant opportunity the potential grant recipient must be:

 

  1. the approved provider of an approved child care service under the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 AND

  2. operating in a disadvantaged or vulnerable community AND

  3. at risk of closure due to viability issues resulting from an unforeseen event or circumstance such as:

 

  • a natural disaster or extreme weather event

 

  • another unforeseen factor outside the control of the service which would result in market failure (lack of suitable child care) for the community

Refer to grant opportunity guidelines for additional information.

 

Total Amount Available (AUD):
$4,000,000.00
Instructions for Application Submission:

 

Applicants must lodge an application electronically, using the CCCF Special Circumstances Grant Opportunity Application Form. There are two versions of the application form, the Community Child Care Fund Special Circumstances Application Form and the Community Child Care Fund Special Circumstances Application Form – Natural Disaster Response – Grants up to $10,000,  both available on the Department of Education and Training’s website at: https://www.education.gov.au/cccf

 

 

 

 

Other Instructions:

 

Up to $4 million is available in the
2018-19 financial year for allocation under the CCCF Special Circumstances Grant Opportunity

 

 

The amount of funding provided to applicants will be determined on a case-by-case basis, depending on the activity being funded, the type and impact of the unforeseen event, and the circumstances of the applicant.

 

 

Grants of up to $10,000 under the CCCF special circumstances grant opportunity are available to support child care delivery and viability in response to a declared natural disaster or local emergency, such as a fire or flood.

 

Applications for funding under this grant opportunity will be assessed on their merit, based on the degree to which the eligibility and assessment criteria are met.

 

Addenda Available:

Contact Details

Community Child Care Fund Team

Email Address:

Web Address: