Not for profit requirements

Section 83C of the NSW Education Act 1990 states that to be eligible for funding, non-government schools must not operate for profit.

Information that helps schools to meet the requirements:

Information sheets that describe the compliance process are below:

Non-Government Schools Not for Profit Topic Index

Download the Non-Government Schools Not for Profit Topic Index.

Non-Government Schools Not for Profit Regulatory Framework development and Not-for-Profit Guidelines review

The Department is working with key stakeholders to develop an outcomes and risk-based regulatory framework for the not for profit requirements of the Act.

The Department is also supporting the review of the Not-For-Profit Guidelines for Non-Government Schools (2019) (the ‘NFP Guidelines’). This is to ensure the NFP Guidelines continue assisting non-government schools to comply with the not for profit requirements of the Act.

Terms of Reference for the Regulatory Framework and NFP Guidelines are available.

Frequently asked Questions (PDF) are also available.

Stakeholder input will significantly inform the development of the Regulatory Framework and the review of the NFP Guidelines.

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Non-government schools Not-For-Profit Advisory Committee

The Non-government schools Not-For-Profit Advisory Committee was established in October 2014 under the NSW Education Act 1990. The Committee provides advice to the Minister for Education on the compliance of schools and their proprietors with the not-for-profit requirements.

Category:

  • Education support operations

Topics:

  • Early Childhood Outcomes
  • Education support operations
  • Non-government schools
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Business Unit:

  • Early Childhood Outcomes
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