Archived Grant Opportunity View - GO2790
Rural, Regional and Other Special Needs Building Fund Capital Funding Grant Opportunity
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This Capital Funding Grant Opportunity was announced as part of the broader 2020 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR). Up to $150 million has been made available for capital grants to fund suitable proposals which specifically aim to improve access to quality residential aged care in regional, rural and remote locations and/or improve access to care for any of the Special Needs Groups under the Aged Care Act 1997, in any area.
Information about the 2020 ACAR, including guidance materials and application forms for grant funding and aged care places, is available on the Department of Health’s website: https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/2020-aged-care-approvals-round-acar
If you have any queries in relation to the 2020 ACAR, please email ACAR@health.gov.au
To view the Grant Opportunity Guidelines, please select the red "GO Documents" button on the left hand side.
You must be an approved provider of residential aged care under the Aged Care Act 1997 to be allocated a capital grant.
Further eligibility criteria is set out Part 5.1 of the Aged Care Act 1997 and Part 2 of the Grant Principles 2014.
Submit your application and required attachments to ACAR@health.gov.au and title your email with your organisation and service name.
Further instruction on how to submit your application is available in the 2020 ACAR Essential Guide, available on the Department of Health’s website: https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/2020-aged-care-approvals-round-acar
Please only submit your application and attachments in .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx or .pdf format. Applications cannot exceed 12MB. Do not include macros or password protect applications or attachments.