Children & Youth, Community, Education

Community Childcare Fund – Rnd 3

Funder:  Federal – Education

Grant Background: This grant opportunity is available to Child Care Subsidy approved services that meet eligibility criteria in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines.

Intended outcomes are:

  • child care services operating in disadvantaged and vulnerable communities are able to address (or have increased capacity to address) community level barriers to child care participation
  • increased number of children from vulnerable or disadvantaged families and communities accessing child care
  • increased sustainability of child care services operating in disadvantaged communities experiencing viability issues, including in areas with fluctuating and/or low short-term demand
  • increased availability of child care places in disadvantaged communities with high unmet demand through capital works projects.

$ Available: Up to $200 000.00

Eligibility:  To be eligible for this grant opportunityyou must be:

  • a CCS approved operator of an approved ECEC service


  • located in, or servicing families from a CCCF Priority Area OR
  • servicing regional, remote or very remote areas OR
  • providing specialised child care services to a vulnerable or disadvantaged sector of its community OR
  • the operator of the service previously funded under the CCCF Round 1 or 2 Open Competitive processes (to which the application relates).

Key Dates: Closes 22 February 2021.


Happy to chat if you need a hand with your application and please share this grant opportunity with anyone who may be interested. Good luck, Melanie

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