Information technology grants

Purpose of grant

This grant is a contribution to the cost of puchasing these items to be used for administration or part of a learning program:

  • Desktops.
  • Laptops.
  • Tablets.
  • Televisions.

If an applicant is successful in receiving an information technology grant, accessories to accompany the major purchase will be accepted. This includes items like wall brackets for smart TVs. 

Funding available

Organisations can apply for up to $1,500 (ex GST) per grant. 

Eligible organisations

These organisations are eligible to apply:

  • Community-based, stand-alone kindergartens.
  • Early years management organisations.

Funding cannot be applied to services operated by schools and/or on non-government school sites.

When a kindergarten service is operated by an early years management organisation, the organisation must be the applicant.

Assessment criteria

Applications will require a brief statement that specifies the need for new information technology hardware.

Applicants are able to apply for both an information technology grant and one of either a:

Priority will be given to services:

  • located in areas with high levels of disadvantage and vulnerable populations
  • with higher levels of children under 5 years old (as indicated in AEDC and SEIFA data).

Consideration will also be given to the geographic distribution of grants, with an objective to ensure all metropolitan, regional and rural areas have access to grants.

Applications

Apply for a grant