Long day care services can apply for funding under the Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS) to offset the cost of providing an approved kindergarten program.
Read about QKFS requirements for long day care services - (you can apply to become an approved kindergarten program provider before securing an appropriately qualified kindergarten teacher).
Once you are approved as a kindergarten program provider, you can submit QKFS claims via QGrants to receive funding.
Use the QKFS Program Delivery Guidelines for Approved Kindergarten Providers 386K to assist you in the delivery of the funded kindergarten program.
You can apply for approval as a kindergarten program provider at any time of the year. Under the rolling funding program, you may be entitled to have your funding backdated to the beginning of the quarter in which you submit your application.
How to apply to become an approved kindergarten program provider and submit QKFS claims via QGrants.
Once registered, you will be able to:
Go to QGrants.
It is important you read the 'Before you start' section because there are a number of documents you need to have ready before you start, including the program delivery template 18K.
Go to QGrants.
Once a service has received approval as a kindergarten program provider, you will be invited to lodge your QGrants claims for payment under the QKFS. During the claim process you will be required to agree with the Queensland Government terms and conditions .
Other contact officers (e.g. the service director or business manager) can use QGrants on behalf of an authorised officer (or business owner).
The contact officer must register a QGrants login (follow Step 1: Register for QGrants and use the 'Link to an existing organisation' functionality). The business owner must approve the contact officer's access via QGrants. Read how to register a contact officer 796K.
This page was last reviewed on 16 Feb 2015 at 12:07PM