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Collaboration and Innovation Fund (CIF)

Program name

Collaboration and Innovation Fund (CIF)


The Collaboration and Innovation Fund (CIF) is designed to provide state secondary schools with the opportunity to design creative, distinctive and collaborative programs that add further depth and quality to the education offered to students at their site and across other school sites.

Expected outcomes

Successful State Secondary Schools will:

Duration of program


Policy reference

Collaboration and Innovation Fund (DETE employees only)

Eligibility criteria for funding

Successful schools will receive up to $500,000 (non-recurrent) of additional funding to establish or scale up a unique local program. In addition to the value added at a local level, funded programs are also intended to contribute to system-wide innovation, learning and improvement.

Funding details


During month of

Proportion of allocation paid

Payment 1June100% of application amount

Methodology for funding

Schools interested in the Collaboration and Innovation Fund (CIF) are to apply via the web site. The key criteria are:

Data requirements



State schools - performance
Principal Project Officer
Telephone: (07) 3034 4992

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