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School Community Capital Improvement Grant


A direct grant to provide a minor works funding source for schools and is at the discretion of each school community how it is expended.

Expenditure guidelines

Schools are requested to include Parents and Citizens' Associations in consideration about how this direct grant will be administered.

The grant may be added to funds raised by Parents and Citizens' Associations for particular projects or accumulated over a number of years for allocation to a specific project.

Duration of program



State School, State High School, State Special School, School of Distance Education, Community School

Form of assistance

An annual direct grant to all eligible schools

Payment details

Payment details for School Community Capital Improvement Grant
Payment During month of Proportion of allocation paid Enrolments
Direct grant October 100% of annual allocation July Census

Allocation of funds

(Base + student rate x enrolment) x Locality Index/100

Current rates

Base = $1000
Student rate = $3.80

Data requirements

Data requirements for School Community Capital Improvement Grant
Data required Data source Time collected
Enrolments OneSchool (OS) Data maintained by schools July Census


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