Early Childhood Education, Care Centre & Oscar Programmes
2020 Grant Round
IMPORTANT: Please read information below to assist you in completing your application online.
Applicants should carefully consider the criteria which may be varied from time to time.
A separate grant round is called for annually for licensed not-for-profit, community based Early Childhood Education, Care Centres and OSCAR programmes within the Trust region.
Due to the Covid19 lock down, the ECE grant round will now open 11 May and close on the 5th of June this year.
The purpose of the grant round is to support projects that:
The maximum grant payable is $2,000.
All grant applications are considered by the Trustee whose decision are binding and are advised to all applicants by the 8th of July 2020.
For further enquiries, contact
Phone: 0800 371 471
How to apply
Step 1: Determine eligibility
Step 2: Register or login to apply online
Your login can be used for any Trust managed by Public Trust granting via SmartyGrants and can be used in future grant rounds.
Note: Please store your login details in a safe place for future reference.
Step 3: Complete your Application
Note: Our preferred format for attachments is PDF, Excel, Word or JPG. Supporting materials cannot exceed 25MB in size, as files exceeding this will not upload.
Hint: Save your work regularly so it is not lost if you time out or lose your connection.
You can save your application at any stage and return to it later.
Make sure the spell checker is switched on in your browser to prevent spelling errors.
If you have any technical difficulties using the online SmartyGrants portal email firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 4: Review and submit your application
Note: Once you have submitted your application no further editing or uploading of supporting documents is possible.
Step 5: What happens next
If you do not receive a confirmation email then your application has not been successfully submitted (don’t forget to check your spam email folder when looking for the email).