The Inclusive Kindergartens Facilities Program funds small upgrades to buildings, playgrounds and equipment that make a big difference to how Victorian kinders can meet the educational and social needs of children with disabilities.
The fund provided $6.4 million to make early learning more inclusive.
Inclusive education is about ensuring that all children, regardless of disabilities or other differences, are able to fully participate, learn, develop and succeed in our schools and kinders.
Funded projects have ranged from sensory gardens and accessible ramps to modified play equipment and acoustic treatments for classrooms.
The program is split into two funding streams:
Who can apply?
Any of the following offering a State Government-funded and registered kindergarten:
How do I apply?Details about any further rounds will appear here. For general guidance on application requirements and eligible projects, see below for the guidelines use for the last round of grants in early 2018.
These are also summarised in the following 'frequently asked questions'.
Where can I get further deatils?
33 St Andrews Place
1800 896 950