Forms and Calculators

KIM online funding applications

The Kindergarten Information Management (KIM) system is an online web-based system for kindergarten funding applications, data collection, and reporting. For more information, see: Kindergarten Information Management

For more information about applying for kindergarten funding, contact your Regional Office

Paper-based forms

Some activities are unable to be processed through KIM and require a paper-based application form. Please find these forms below.

Expression of interest for kindergarten funding (docx - 62.68kb) – Once an approved provider of a centre based education and care service has discussed its intention to apply for kindergarten funding with the appropriate Regional Office, the approved provider should complete and submit this form to the Regional Office in order to determine eligibility for funding.

Application to become an Early Years Management organisation - Outlines the specifications for new Early Years Management organisations and how applications will be evaluated by the Department.

Second year of funded kindergarten

Where a child is observed to display delays in key outcome areas of learning and development, a second year of funded kindergarten may be considered.

A full second year assessment process must be carried out for each individual child for whom a second year is being considered.

The process of applying for a second year of funded kindergarten requires that the early childhood teacher completes the following templates:

More information

Funding calculators

For more information, see: Early childhood teacher supplement