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The Community Support element is designed to help eligible child care services to work with other organisations and families to identify and address community level barriers to child care participation. The engagement must ultimately result in increased child care participation. Community Support grants can be used for activities such as: linking child care services with relevant local organisations to work together to address community level barriers to child care participation and ultimately deliver increased child care utilisation building relationships with vulnerable and disadvantaged families with children who currently do not use child care providing transport assistance that is clearly linked to broader child care engagement activities for isolated families and those with transport difficulties to access child care developing and implementing a community stakeholder engagement plan for a child care service.

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This application, if submitted, will be considered as a late application and as such the Community Grants Hub reserves the right not to consider this application. If you wish to continue this application through to the submission stage and believe you have exceptional circumstances then you must provide details in the text box below as to why this application has been submitted after the published close date. Examples of exceptional circumstances could include, but may not be limited to: Community Grants Hub infrastructure failures, natural disasters, power outages affecting the ability of applicants to submit their application by the stipulated deadline, or death or disability of key personnel. Any other proposed incidents of exceptional circumstances, other than those listed above, will be considered by the Community Grants Hub on a case-by-case basis.
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Grant Opportunity Documents

Read all information in the grant opportunity documents before completing this Application Form. The grant opportunity documents are available on the GrantConnect website. Applications will be assessed using the process outlined in the Guidelines.
Read all information in the grant opportunity documents before completing this Application Form. The grant opportunity documents are available on the GrantConnect and Community Grants Hub websites. Applications will be assessed using the process outlined in the Guidelines.

Application Help

Information about the Application process is available on the GrantConnect website. Applicants must submit any questions relating to the Program or this Application process in writing to . Applicants may submit these questions up until five Business Days prior to the Closing Time and Date. A response will be provided within five business days. Applicants may direct any general enquiries, requests for technical help or support in using and/or submitting the Application Form by: Phone Email to
Information about the Application process is available on the GrantConnect and Community Grants Hub websites. Applicants must submit any questions relating to the Program or this Application process in writing to . Applicants may submit these questions up until five Business Days prior to the Closing Time and Date. A response will be provided within five business days. Applicants may direct any general enquiries, requests for technical help or support in using and/or submitting the Application Form by: Phone Email to

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Use of Information

The Community Grants Hub may use the information, other than personal information, provided in this Application Form to assist it to:

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Provider Information

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Current Service Provider Are you a Child Care Subsidy (CCS) approved operator of an approved child care service? *

You must respond to this question.
Only a Child Care Subsidy (CCS) approved operator of an approved child care service may apply for this grant. Review the Grant Opportunity Guidelines for more information.

Service Type What is the service type of the approved child care service where the proposed activity will be delivered? *

You must respond to this question.

Child Care Subsidy Approval ID Provide the Child Care Subsidy Approval ID of the child care service this application relates to. *

You must respond to this question.

Approved Child Care Service Organisation ID

You must enter the Organisation ID of the approved child care service where the activity proposed in this application will be delivered in the next field. The Organisation ID is a Unique Identifier which the Community Grants Hub uses in its systems. If you do not know your Approved Child Care Service Organisation ID please contact the Community Grants Hub on 1800 020 283 for assistance. After entering the Organisation ID, click on the 'Verify number' button to validate the ID to bring back key organisation details for this Application. Should there be any issues with validation, a message will be returned to give a choice on actions to progress. Ensure that your service details are up to date on the Provider Entry Point (PEP) system.

Child Care Service Name Is your child care service known by the same name as listed above? *

(Limit: approx 75 words, 500 characters)

Child Care Service Address Confirm that the physical address details on this child care service are up to date in the Provider Entry Point (PEP) system *

Approved Provider Organisation ID *

You must enter the Organisation ID of the approved provider of an approved child care service in the next field. The Organisation ID is a unique identifier which the Community Grants Hub uses in its systems. If you do not know your Approved Provider Organisation ID please contact the Community Grants Hub on 1800 020 283 for assistance. After entering the Organisation ID, click on the 'Verify number' button to validate the ID to bring back key organisation details for this Application. Should there be any issues with validation, a message will be returned to give a choice on actions to progress.

Eligibility Requirements

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Previous CCCF grant funding The child care service this application relates to must not already be receiving CCCF grant funding for the Community Support element for 2019-20 and/or 2020-21 to be eligible to apply for this grant opportunity. Confirm the service is not receiving CCCF Community Support funding. *

You must respond to this question. NOTE: If you are already in receipt of CCCF Community Support funding for 2019-20 and/or 2020-21 you are ineligible to apply for this grant opportunity.

CCCF Priority Area The list of priority areas and a map are available at https://www.education.gov.au/cccf-priority-areas-round-two To apply for this grant opportunity: Your service must be providing child care in a CCCF priority area Or 50 per cent or more of children attending your service must reside in a CCCF priority area or, for family day care services, 50 per cent or more of your educators must be delivering care in a CCCF priority area. Confirm the most appropriate declaration information for your child care service. Check the most appropriate box below if you are either providing child care in a CCCF priority area or have a majority of children attending who reside in a CCCF priority area. If you can confirm both statuses are applicable to your service, please check both boxes. *

You must respond to this question. NOTE: If you are not providing child care in a CCCF priority area, or do not have a majority of children attending who reside in a CCCF priority area or, for family day care services, the majority of your educators delivering child care in a CCCF priority area, you are ineligible to apply for this grant opportunity.

Child safety statement Having made diligent inquiries, I have reasonable grounds to believe that the organisation itself, and staff working with children on behalf of my organisation in relation to the funding arrangements: * comply with relevant legislation relating to requirements for working with children in the jurisdiction in which the activities are delivered, and have complied with relevant legislation in their jurisdictions relating to mandatory reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect as required or otherwise defined by state or territory legislation.

Additional information A child safety clause may also be included in the grant agreement if the Commonwealth considers the grant activity involves children more broadly. You must provide a response to this question.

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Financial Viability and Governance

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Do any of the following legal situations apply to the Applicant?

Has the Applicant been involved in any litigation or prosecution in the past three years? *

You must respond to this question. Select 'No' if the Applicant has not been involved in any litigation or prosecution in the past three years. Select 'Yes' if the Applicant has been involved in any litigation or prosecution in the last three years. If 'Yes' is selected, you must then provide details and/or explanation of why the litigation or prosecution should not be considered relevant to the Application in the 2000 character limit (approximately 300 words) field provided. The character count includes letters, numbers, spaces, paragraph marks, bullet points etc. If the Applicant has settled a claim on confidential terms, please indicate this in your response. The Community Grants Hub may request further information as part of the assessment process. NOTE: In this field, please only enter the characters of A to Z, 0 to 9, ( ) . , ’ & -/ \ @. Other characters should not be entered as there is a risk of data corruption.
(Limit: approx 300 words, 2,000 characters)

Has any senior official or person directly involved in delivering the Activity (should the Application be successful) been involved in any litigation or prosecution that may reasonably be considered to be relevant to the Application? *

You must respond to this question. Select 'No' if no senior official or person directly involved in delivering the Activity (should the Application be successful) has been involved in any litigation or prosecution that may reasonably be considered to be relevant to the Application. Select 'Yes' if any senior official or person directly involved in delivering the Activity (should the Application be successful) has been involved in any litigation or prosecution that may reasonably be considered to be relevant to the Application. If 'Yes' is selected, you must then provide the details of any senior official or person directly involved in delivering the Activity and details of the litigation or prosecution in the 2000 character limit (approximately 300 words) field provided. The character count includes letters, numbers, spaces, paragraph marks, bullet points etc. If the Applicant has settled a claim on confidential terms, please indicate this in your response. The Community Grants Hub may request further information as part of the assessment process. NOTE: In this field, please only enter the characters of A to Z, 0 to 9, ( ) . , ’ & -/ \ @. Other characters should not be entered as there is a risk of data corruption.
(Limit: approx 300 words, 2,000 characters)

Has there been any significant financial matter which may impact on the Applicant in the performance of the Activity? *

You must respond to this question. Select 'No' if there has not been any significant financial matter which may impact on the Applicant in the performance of the Activity. Select 'Yes' if there has been any significant financial matter which may impact on the Applicant in the performance of the Activity.
Note: you may be required to provide documentation upon request.

Are there any future commitments or contingent liabilities that might materially affect the Applicant in the performance of the Activity? *

You must respond to this question. Select 'No' if there are not any future commitments or contingent liabilities that might materially affect the Applicant in the performance of the Activity. Select 'Yes' if there are any future commitments or contingent liabilities that might materially affect the Applicant in the performance of the Activity.
Note: you may be required to provide documentation upon request.

Is the Applicant able to provide the following financial information?

A 'Yes' or 'No' response to all sub questions on whether the Applicant is able to provide the following financial information is Mandatory. Two most recent sets of year-end audited financial statements. Current year-to-date management financial information, for example, income and expenditure statement and balance sheet. The Applicant's financial statements fully compliant with the Australian Accounting Standards. If 'No' is selected for any of these sub questions, you must then provide a brief explanation for the 'No' response in the 2000 character limit (approximately 300 words) field provided. The character count includes letters, numbers, spaces, paragraph marks, bullet points etc. NOTE: In this field, please only enter the characters of A to Z, 0 to 9, ( ) . , ’ & -/ \ @. Other characters should not be entered as there is a risk of data corruption.
Note: you may be required to provide documentation upon request.
1. Two most recent sets of year-end financial statements.
2. Current year-to-date management financial information, for example, income and expenditure statement and balance sheet.
3. Are the Applicant's financial statements fully compliant with the Australian Accounting Standards?
(Limit: approx 300 words, 2,000 characters)

Does the Applicant have the following documents?

Note: you may be required to provide documentation upon request.
A 'Yes' or 'No' response to all sub questions on whether the Applicant is able to provide the following documents is Mandatory. Documented organisational and financial policies and procedures. Business plan and/or strategic plan. Risk management plan. Note: You may be required to provide copies of the above documentation within 7 days upon request.
1. Documented organisational and financial policies and procedures.
2. Business plan and/or strategic plan.
3. Risk management plan.

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Activity Details

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What activity/ies will the grant money be used for? *

You must respond to this question.
Select all options that apply to your service. *

Provide a short name of the project/service you are applying to deliver. *

You must respond to this question. 250 character limit. NOTE: This field accepts the characters of A to Z, 0 to 9, ( ) . , ’ & -/ \ @, all other characters including carriage returns are not accepted.

Provide a brief description of your project or the services to be delivered and how it will contribute to the objectives outlined in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines. *

Example: Our organisation intends to provide a free weekly language group for newly arrived migrants to assist them in building their English language skills and connect with other migrants in a similar situation. By improving the language skills of newly arrived migrants the hope is that these migrants will be better equipped to access job opportunities, find accommodation, navigate their local area, access community services and engage with the community.
The response should be easy to understand and written in plain English. Try not to use technical terms, acronyms, or lingo. Your response should be a stand-alone summary of your project, or explain how you will implement the services detailed in the Grant Opportunity Guidelines. The description may be used as part of our application review, and may be copied or published for reporting or grant agreement purposes.
NOTE: In this field, please only enter the characters of A to Z, 0 to 9, ( ) . , ’ & -/ \ @. Other characters should not be entered as there is a risk of data corruption.
(Limit: approx 150 words, 1,000 characters)

For this Activity will workers be employed under either of the listed awards? *

You must respond to this question. IMPORTANT NOTE: The SACS questions to be responded to are determined by the State of the Applicant legal entity address. Applicants where the home state of their legal entity is Western Australia would see the question: "For this Activity will workers be employed under either of the listed awards?" Applicants where the home state of their legal entity is Queensland would see the question: "For this Activity will workers be employed under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SACS Modern Award)?"
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- Schedule B - Social and Community Services Employees
- Schedule C - Crisis Accommodation Employees’
Applicants where the home state of their legal entity is Tasmania, New South Wales, Victoria, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory, or South Australia would see the question: ‘For this Activity will workers be employed under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SACS Modern Award)?
SPECIFICALLY
- Schedule B - Social and Community Services Employees
- Schedule C - Crisis Accommodation Employees

For this activity will workers be employed under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SACS Modern Award) specifically? *

You must respond to this question. Select ‘No’ if for this activity workers will NOT be employed under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SACS Modern Award) specifically. Select ‘Yes’ for this activity workers will be employed under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award 2010 (SACS Modern Award) specifically.

Has your organisation previously employed workers under the Queensland Community Services and Crisis Assistance Award - STATE 2008? *

You must respond to this question. Select ‘No’ if your organisation has not previously employed workers under the Queensland Community Services and Crisis Assistance Award – State 2008. Select ‘Yes’ if your organisation has previously employed workers under the Queensland Community Services and Crisis Assistance Award – State 2008.

Does the Applicant plan to deliver the Activity as the lead agency of a consortium or use subcontractors? *

An Applicant may determine that service delivery is best achieved through the use of a consortium arrangement or use subcontractors. If yes, you will be required to provide the details of each consortium member/subcontractor details. Up to 10 consortium members/subcontractors can be included in the Application Form by clicking the add button at the end of this question.
If Yes, provide the Consortium/Subcontractors details.

Details

You have reached the maximum number of records allowed.
Do you have more than 10 consortium members or subcontractors?
More than 10 consortium members.If you have more than 10 consortium members, please supply the same details as asked for the first 10 in a document and attach to this Application. This is mandatory if you have indicated that you will have more than 10 consortium members.
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If the Application is successful, the Applicant will be offered a Grant Agreement as the lead agency and held liable for all obligations contained in the Grant Agreement's Terms and Conditions. This includes monitoring, management, financial performance, service outcomes and insurance coverage.

The panel of consortium members does not enter into a Grant Agreement. The Applicant should obtain agreement prior to submitting this Application.

Further evidence of the consortium arrangements may be sought from successful Applicants prior to the signing of the Grant Agreement.

Area Financials

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Ensure that the total funding is the same as the total funding included in your budget, to be attached further on in this form. *

Enter the funding amount per financial year. The total funding amount must be for a minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $100,000.
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Does the Activity rely on any contributions other than those requested in this Application (including commercial borrowings, donations and co-contributions)? *

If Yes, you will be required to provide the details of the other funding submissions. Up to 10 records can be included in the Application Form by clicking the add button at the end of this question.
If Yes, provide details of other contributions which will be relied upon to complete this Activity.

Please note that you may be requested to provide letters of support or other forms of evidence before your Application is considered further in the assessment process.
Source of funding
(List a maximum of 10)
Amount of funding (exc GST)
Status of Application

Provide bank account details for receipt of grant payments should the Application be successful.

You must respond to this question. Bank account details for the receipt of payments: BSB Number: Enter the BSB number for the Applicant’s nominated bank account. Must be 6 digits only. Do not enter spaces or other characters. Account Number: Enter the account number for the Applicant’s nominated bank account. Must be 2 to 9 digits only. Do not enter spaces or other characters. Account Name: Enter the account name for the Applicant’s nominated bank account. The account name should be as it appears on the bank statement. 60 character limit. The character count includes letters, numbers, spaces, paragraph marks, bullet points etc. NOTE: This field accepts the characters of A to Z, 0 to 9, ( ) . , ’ & -/ \ @, all other characters including carriage returns are not accepted.

Selection Criteria

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Barriers to Community Support

Describe the particular barrier/s to child care participation in your community and how your proposal intends to address these. * Your response should include:
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Attachments

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Applicant Contacts

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Who is the Applicant's preferred authorised contact person for this Application?

The person must have authority to act on behalf of the Applicant in relation to this Application.

Provide an alternate authorised contact for this Application. *

This person must also have authority to act on behalf of the Applicant in relation to this Application.

Declaration

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Do you have any conflicts of interest that may occur related to or from submitting this application?

(Limit: approx 300 words, 2,000 characters)
Please read and complete the following declaration.
This Declaration must be signed by an authorised representative of the Applicant (or, if this Application is a joint/consortium Application, an authorised representative of the lead organisation). The authorised representative should be a person who is legally empowered to enter into contracts and commitments on behalf of the Applicant.
I declare that:

The information contained in this form is true and correct. I have read, understood and agree to abide by the Guidelines. I have read, understood and agree to the Grant Terms and Conditions, should this Application be successful. I agree to receiving a Recipient Created Tax Invoice (RCTI) for this funding if this Application is successful. If and where any personal details of a third party are included, the third party has been made aware of, and given their permission for those details to appear in this Application. I give consent to the Community Grants Hub to make public the details of the Applicant and the funding received, should this Application be successful.
Please provide an estimate of the time taken to complete this Application Form, including:

actual time spent reading the guidelines, instructions and questions; time spent by all employees in collecting and providing the information and;time spent completing all questions in the Application Form.
Please provide an estimate of the time taken to complete this Application Form, including: actual time spent reading the guidelines, instructions and questions, time spent by all employees in collecting and providing the information, and time spent completing all questions in the Application Form.

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