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Before and After School Care Fund

Infrastructure Fund 2019

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Before and After School Care Infrastructure Fund 2019

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The NSW Government is investing $120 million into expanding before and after school care to make places available to all parents with children at government primary schools that need it by 2021. A key element is the Before and After School Care Infrastructure Fund to help schools buy new equipment and expand their facilities. 

Applications are now open for schools and providers of before and after school care (Out of School Hours Care) that are ready to deliver new services or expand existing services. This is about providing support for parents with children at government schools which means that providers and services approved to support government schools, as well as the schools themselves, may apply for grants of up to $30,000 through this application.

If your proposal will result in more services or more places for government primary school children, but requires more than $30 000 financial assistance, please contact us at BASCReform@det.nsw.edu.au for more information. 

Through consultation and research in 2019, we will review how the Fund works. New eligibility criteria may operate from 1 January 2020 to ensure the Fund is as easy as possible to access and to maximise the number of new places being created.

Who can apply?

  • Government schools with existing services
  • Government schools looking to create new services
  • P&C or not for profit providers / services on government schools with existing services**
  • P&C on government schools looking to create new services**
  • Other approved P&C or not for profit providers / services for government primary school children 

    ** must attach evidence of agreement from school principal

To complete this application you will need the following information:

  • Regulatory approval for increased places, evidence that an application for approval is underway or is planned
  • School and provider / service details
  • Details about how you plan to increase places (how, what, cost and timing) 

We recommend you read the Applicant User Guide and Frequently Asked Questions before completing your application.

1. Applicant details - school or provider / service details

The application must be submitted by one of the following authorised officers: 

  • The school principal if the proposed new service or service expansion on a school site.
  • A person legally able to enter into agreements on behalf of the provider or service provider.

Please note: The authorised officer must be one of the above to be eligible to apply and to complete the declarations on page 3 of the form.

Are you a (select one that applies) * Required
Response required.
** must attach evidence of agreement from school principal
    Address Line 1, Suburb/Town, State/Province, Postcode, and Country are required. 

    2. Contact details

    Must be an Australian phone number. 
    Must be an email address. 

    3. Location of service that you wish to establish or expand