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The Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) is part of the Australian Government's Child Care Safety Net, which contributes to giving the most vulnerable children a strong start in life while supporting parents into work.
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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

Attachment Limits

This Application Form allows users to attach files to support their application, where directed to do so. The maximum size for individual attachments is no larger than 2MB and the form will not accept individual attachments above this size. Please plan to modify your attachment files accordingly if necessary. Accepted file types:
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Note: Compressed files, such as .zip, .rar, are not accepted and foreign characters should not be used in file names.

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Submission Reference ID

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Submitting Application Form

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National Relay Service (NRS)

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Australian Tax Office Reporting

The Department will need to report details of payments made to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as part of the taxable reporting obligations for government entities. In general terms, the types of payments to be reported to the ATO are: Payments made for grants to entities with an Australian Business Number (ABN); Payments made for services. If you receive a payment from the Department that meets the ATO criteria, it will be reported to the ATO as part of the Taxable payments annual report. Further information is available on the Australian Taxation Office website.

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Community Child Care Fund Sustainability Support
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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:

comply with the Australian Government requirement to publish the details of all grant recipients on the GrantConnect website, inform staff negotiating and establishing Grant Agreements of risks and issues that need to be addressed in the Grant Agreement for that program, and/or inform future assessments for Applications.
All information including personal information provided in this Application may be shared with other Commonwealth and law enforcement agencies for the purpose of preventing and detecting fraud. This includes personal information of any third party provided in this Application. You can only apply if you agree to the use of the information you provide in this form for the purposes listed above.
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Eligibility Requirements

The Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) is part of the Australian Government's Child Care Safety Net, which contributes to giving the most vulnerable children a strong start in life while supporting parents into work.
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Are you located in, or servicing families from a CCCF Priority Area? *

Are you servicing regional, remote or very remote areas? *

Are you providing specialised child care services to a vulnerable or disadvantaged sector of its community? *

Have you previously received grant funding for the Sustainability Support element under CCCF round one or two? *

Does the existing funding arrangement end before 1 July 2021? *

Operating in area of limited supply *

Applicants applying for funding under the Sustainability Support element will be given funding preference if they are operating in an area of limited supply. That is, the only service provider in the area or the only service provider within reasonable proximity, and/or providing an essential service that meets the specific needs of the community. Select all options that apply to your service. *
You must provide a response to this question.

Details of operating in area of limited supply *

Describe why you believe your service is operating in an area of limited supply. You must provide a response to this question.
(Limit: approx 150 words, 1000 characters)
The assessment team may utilise additional information such as data held by the department or other sources in validating your claims.

Evidence of operating in an area of limited supply *

Shortlisted applicants may be requested to provide evidence to demonstrate they are operating in an area of limited supply.Confirm that you are able to provide evidence within seven days of being requested to do so.
You must provide a response to this question.

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 informationA 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.

What is the Applicant's entity type? *

For a list of eligible entity types, refer to the Guidelines. If you are unsure about the Applicant's entity type, please seek professional advice (e.g. from your lawyer or accountant) or refer to the Australian Business Register website for further information.
You must respond to this question. Choose the entity type that is relevant to the Applicant from the list. NOTE: Use the field’s scroll-bar or the keyboard’s down-arrow to view all available options.
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Is the Applicant able to provide documentation to support the entity type? *

You must respond to this question. At least one attachment must be provided if the response to "Is the Applicant able to provide documentation to support the entity type?" was 'Yes'. Select 'No' if the Applicant is not able to provide documentation to support the entity type. Select 'Yes' if the Applicant is able to provide documentation to support the entity type. If 'Yes' is selected, click the 'Click to Upload' button to add the file in each attachment section and then click the 'Add Attachment' button to add sections for subsequent attachments. Note: the maximum size permitted per attachment file is 2mb and the overall form has the capacity to take 15MB of attachments in total. Once a file has been uploaded or an attachment section has been added, select the appropriate 'X' symbol button to delete. NOTE: There is a maximum of 2 attachments for this question if the response is Yes.
As the Applicant has indicated that the entity type is Trustee on behalf of a Trust in order to validate your organisation as a Legal Entity you are required to provide a copy of your full and signed Trust Deed identifying both the trust and trustee. Click the 'Click to Upload' button to add the file in each attachment section and then click the 'Add Attachment' button to add sections for subsequent attachments. Note: the maximum size permitted per attachment file is 2mb and the overall form has the capacity to take 15MB of attachments in total. Once a file has been uploaded or an attachment section has been added, select the appropriate 'X' symbol button to delete. NOTE: There is a maximum of 2 attachments for this question if the response is Yes.
As the Applicant has indicated that the entity type is Organisation established through a specific piece of commonwealth or State/Territory legislation in order to validate your organisation as a Legal Entity you are required to provide one of the following: your Government Gazette a copy of your Certificate of Incorporation or Letter of Patent the name and section of the Act that incorporates your organisation Click the 'Click to Upload' button to add the file in each attachment section and then click the 'Add Attachment' button to add sections for subsequent attachments. Note: the maximum size permitted per attachment file is 2mb and the overall form has the capacity to take 15MB of attachments in total. Once a file has been uploaded or an attachment section has been added, select the appropriate 'X' symbol button to delete. NOTE: There is a maximum of 2 attachments for this question if the response is Yes.
In order to validate your organisation as a Legal Entity you are required to provide a copy of your full and signed Trust Deed. Note: It is mandatory to provide one document where it has been indicated that the Legal Entity is a Trustee on behalf of a Trust.
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Address Validated
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Project Plan

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Activity Deliverables

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Risk Name
Details of Risk
How the Risk will be Managed
Comments/Other Information/Risk Report
If you have more than ten Risk Management items, please provide an attachment for any additional information.
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Stakeholder Name/Area
Details of Interest or Impact
Engagement Strategy
Comments/Other Information
If you have more than ten Stakeholder Engagement items, please provide an attachment for any additional information.
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Please provide details of these contributions. Please note that you may be requested to provide evidence before your Application is considered further in the assessment process.
Type of in kind support
Can this proposal proceed without this contribution?
Has support been secured?
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
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Amount of funding (exc GST)
Can this proposal proceed without this funding?
Has funding been secured?
Total funding

Details

If Yes, provide the Consortium details.
You have reached the maximum number of records allowed.
Do you have more than 20 consortium members?
More than 20 consortium members.If you have more than 20 consortium members, please supply the same details as asked for the first 20 in a document and attach to this Application. This is mandatory if you have indicated that you will have more than 20 consortium members.
More than 10 Constortium 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.
Have you confirmed the subcontractor arrangements that will be used.

Details

If Yes, provide the Subcontractors details.
You have reached the maximum number of records allowed.
Do you have more than 20 subcontractors?
More than 20 subcontractors.If you have more than 20 subcontractors, please supply the same details as asked for the first 20 in a document and attach to this Application. This is mandatory if you have indicated that you will have more than 20 subcontractors.
More than 10 Subcontractor
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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.

Subcontractors do not enter into a Grant Agreement. The Applicant should obtain agreement prior to submitting this Application.

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

Current Service Provider

The Community Child Care Fund (CCCF) is part of the Australian Government's Child Care Safety Net, which contributes to giving the most vulnerable children a strong start in life while supporting parents into work.
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Current Service ProviderAre you a Child Care Subsidy (CCS) approved operator of an approved child care service? *

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You must respond to this question

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

You must provide a response to this question.
You must respond to this question

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

You must provide a response to this question.
(e.g. 987654321A)

Approved Provider Details *

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.

Approved Child Care Service Details *

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 and Address *

Address Validated
Address NOT Validated

Confirm that the physical address details for this child care service are up to date in the Provider Entry Point (PEP) system. *

What is the Applicant's financial email address for the receipt of payment advice should the Application be successful? *

You must respond to this question. 350 character limit.The email address must be entered in a valid format without spaces (eg. example@business.com.au).Payment advice includes Recipient Created tax invoices (RCTIs).

Does the Applicant operate as not-for-profit? *

For eligibility requirements, refer to the Guidelines.For further details about not-for-profit organisations refer to the Australian Tax Office website. You must respond to this question. Select ‘No’ if the Applicant operates for profit.Select ‘Yes’ if the Applicant operates as not-for-profit.

Your verified organisation details have indicated that you currently have no ABN on the records held by the . Do you currently have an ABN? *

You must respond to this question. For further details refer to http://www.abr.business.gov.au/. If your Organisation does have an ABN, select ‘Yes’ and you will be asked to enter and verify your ABN details. If the information is correct and your organisation does not have an ABN, select ‘No’ and you will be asked to provide a statement by supplier for this grant opportunity.
Enter your ABN into the Australian Business Number (ABN) field and click the Validate ABN button to retrieve your registration details.
Enter the ABN Branch Number relevant to the Applicant’s ABN, if applicable. This is limited to 3 digits.
Note: If the details displayed are out of date or incorrect, please update them now via the Australian Business Register website then re-enter and validate the ABN.
If you have Business Names registered, you can select the relevant Business Name. If you have not registered your Business Name, you can either select "Same as Legal Entity" or "Other" in the "registered business name" field. If "Other" is selected, you will be asked to provide the Applicant's registered business name in another field that will become available.

Attach a completed Statement by a supplier form (reason for not quoting an ABN to an enterprise) here. *Further information about a Statement by a Supplier is available on the ATO website.

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Are updates required to the Applicant's details? *

You must respond to this question. Select ‘No’ if updates are not required to the Applicant’s details as currently held by the Community Grants Hub. Select ‘Yes’ if updates are required to the Applicant’s details as currently held by the Community Grants Hub. You will be required to contact your Funding Arrangement Manager to update your details.

Please contact your Funding Arrangement Manager to update your details. *

Check this box to confirm that you have contacted your Funding Arrangement Manager and your organisation information is now current.

Applicant Details

Community Child Care Fund Sustainability Support
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Are you applying as a Trustee on behalf of a Trust? *

Note: The Trustee will enter into a Grant Agreement with the Department (should the applicant be successful).