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Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme

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The Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS) is designed to assist services with the cost of implementing and delivering an approved kindergarten program. To qualify for QKFS funding, a service must be an approved kindergarten program provider​.

QKFS funding requirements

Long day care services and kindergarten services can apply for funding under the Queensland Kindergarten Funding Scheme (QKFS) to assist with the cost of delivering an approved kindergarten program.

Read the QKFS funding requirements (PDF, 4.1MB) before lodging your application.

Lodging an application

You need to lodge your application to become an approved kindergarten program provider via QGrants, a whole-of-government online grants management system.

You can apply for approval as a kindergarten program provider at any time of the year.

Once approved as a kindergarten program provider, you can submit QKFS claims via QGrants to receive funding.

More information

Understanding QKFS subsidies
Find out about the subsidies available under the QKFS.

How to apply
Information on how to apply for the QKFS for long day care and kindergarten services.

Information for central governing bodies
Find out about the responsibilities for central governing bodies receiving QKFS funding.

Enrolment requirements
Learn about the enrolment requirements that apply to services applying for the QKFS.

Statement of fees requirements
Find out about the requirements for displaying fees for approved kindergarten providers.

QKFS resources​
Frequently asked questions, fact sheets and webinar sessions about the QKFS including funding, claims, teacher qualifications, and learning programs.

Disability and inclusion resources
View the resources for disability inclusion support for families and services.

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Last updated 05 September 2019