Updates

Grants: Support and connection for young children with disability or developmental concerns

The Australian Government is inviting applications via an open competitive process to apply to deliver services under the National Early Childhood Program for Children with Disability or Developmental Concerns (NECP) – ‘Support and connection for young children with disability or developmental concerns’ grant opportunity from December 2022 to June 2025.

One provider or consortia will be preferred to deliver this grant opportunity, with face-to-face sessions delivered in all states and territories. The grant aims to increase children’s readiness for educational environments, and provide opportunities for children to socialise with peers and their siblings in a supported environment.

Examples of activities expected include, but are not limited to:

  • supported playgroups
  • facilitated group stories and imaginative play times
  • facilitated group art and music programs.

Applications close Friday, 26 August at 5:00pm. Find out more on GrantConnect.