Current Grant Opportunity View - GO1814
Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) Special Circumstances Grant Opportunity Guidelines
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
To be eligible to apply under this grant opportunity the potential grant recipient must be:
the approved provider of an approved child care service under the A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 AND
operating in a disadvantaged or vulnerable community AND
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.
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
Up to $4 million is available in the
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.