Capital works grants available

Capital works grants available

Applications for the 2019 $4 Million Start Strong Capital Works Grants program are now open.

This funding is part of the NSW Government’s commitment of $42.1 million over four years to create additional preschool places announced in the 2018-19 Budget.

The $4 Million Start Strong Capital Works Grants program aims to support the creation of additional community preschool places in areas of need and growing demand across NSW.

Applications can be submitted for grants which can be used to:

  • Build a new centre based community preschool
  • Extend an existing centre based community preschool
  • Renovate existing or new premises to create community preschool places
  • Purchase motor vehicles for existing mobile preschools
  • Respond to a crisis situation impacting community preschool places with a capital works project

Applications are open through SmartyGrants from 27 May to 4 August 2019.

The department will prioritise applications that are in areas of need and demand as part of the assessment.

For full details including eligibility criteria and spending rules please see the program guidelines.

For more information, please call 1300 755 426 or email



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